- This video is an excerpt of a match between Dragon Sword Black Belt, Jim Graham, and Master Mikel Steenrod.
- IRL, this occurs in only 1 second of the match.
- Each stutter of the video is a sequential still photos shot at 1/20th of a second.
- Both combatants are fighting using a sword and an inverted knife for control and defense. This weapon pairing is one possible combat option within Dragon Sword.
In the first part of the video, Mr. Graham scores a disabling hit on Master Steenrod in an exchange that took approximately 0.5 seconds.
In the second part of the video, Master Steenrod scores a head hit on Mr. Graham.
Of special note is the distance covered in the last two frames, where Master Steenrod goes from opening to delivering a full blow. The distance and full blow is executed in under 1/20th of a second, as the motion itself is not captured on film.
It should be noted that experts of Dragon Sword are also practitioners of slo-vision. This is a mental discipline that means that the blows, while barely visible to outsiders, appear slow to the practitioners.
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