Niman/Juyo: The Masters’ Arts

Since posting my articles on sixth and seventh forms of lightsaber combat, I’ve received a few comments and questions that I believe require some adding to the site. Three instances in particular caught my attention and I’d like to address them in turn. The first point is about Niman, the last two are about Niman […]

Form VII: Juyo

The final Form of Lightsaber Combat is known as Juyo. It is also called The Ferocity Form, or the Way of the Vornskr. The Vornskr was a predator with the innate ability to sense the Force in living creatures. It was from the planet Myrkr, and was the natural predator of the Ysalamiri, the animal […]

Form VI: Niman

UPDATE: I recently had the chance to talk to Darth Nonymous of Terra Prime Lightsaber Academy while he and his wife stayed in New York City. We talked of many things, including our thoughts on Shien. The video is here The Sixth Form of Lightsaber Combat is called Niman. It is known by many names, […]

Form V: Djem So and Shien

The fifth Form of lightsaber combat sees a deviation from the normal standard. Instead of one singular style, there are now two variations. They are known as Djem So and Shien. Together, they are known as the Perseverance Form or the Way of the Krayt. The Krayt Dragon is a massive beast native to the […]

Form IV: Ataru

Welcome to the Third post in the Seven Forms of Lightsaber Combat series. In this section, we go over Ataru. Please refer to the Shii Cho, Makashi, and Soresu posts if you wish to read them in order. This is not meant as a technical manual, merely a guidepost for developing the Forms however you see fit. […]

Soresu pt II

A week (and a subjective eternity in Hell with a toothache) later, and I came to find a lot of responses and notes about Soresu, most especially from the Martial Lightsaberists out there. A few points were made that made me want to come back to Soresu and clarify some things and make a few […]

Form III: Soresu

Welcome to the Third post in the Seven Forms of Lightsaber Combat series. In this section, we go over Soresu. Please refer to the Shii Cho and Makashi posts if you wish to read them in order. This is not meant as a technical manual, merely a guidepost for developing the Forms however you see fit.  Form […]