Last update: Tuesday 19 July 2005
Wuxia martial arts and philosophies explained.
Mentioned both in the Return of the Condor Heroes (ROCH) and the Smiling Proud Wanderer (SPW), the master pugilist Dugu Qiubai was more "heard of" than "seen". Yet, his legacy proved invaluable to Yang Guo and Linghu Chong. What exactly is Dugu Qiubai's martial philosophy that resulted in exquisite weapons and techniques like the Heavy Blunt Sword and the Nine Swords of Dugu?