How real was the swordsmanship in the ’Star Wars’ movies?
How real was the swordsmanship in the ’Star Wars’ movies? SPORT January 11, 2016 10:30pm EST January 11, 2016 9:50pm EST Pro tip: Don’t try this stuff in a …
Feb 18, 2016 · Swordsmanship and Martial arts is one of my favourite things to study. And the duels are what got me into star wars. I think Sarge will have some interesting insights in this thread. And yes Kendo was certainly an influence.
There are noticeable differences in swordfighting scenes in the Prequel Trilogy and the Original Trilogy. In the prequels, fights are relatively slow, with no fancy moves. In the sequels, they are fast and flashy – but also shit. Reason for this was that the Original Trilogy coreography was done guided by actual swordsman, a champion…
Jan 22, 2015 · I did some digging on Star Wars fan sites: ”The original lightsaber duel in Star Wars: A New Hope was choreographed by Peter Diamond. According to Diamond, George Lucas wanted a broadsword-dueling style of fighting, with a …
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May 18, 2011 · The influences of Japanse martial arts on George Lucas’ vision of Lightsaber combat in the Star Wars movies is well documented. This video is a short visual study of this topic using kenjutsu (sword) kata from the Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto Ryu, as demonstrated on the Babara& You cable TV show hosted at …
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Author: Brian Orndorf