What is a Sword Catch?

A Sword Catch (strength) is the lower blade area or the middle third of a Thai sword (Daab).

Background

In Thai swords, the sword catch is used in particular to defend against but also to manipulate the enemy sword (Winden im Band).

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Loi Krathong Demos (Eighties)

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On this page we share some demonstrations that were shown as part of a Loi Krathong festival during the 1980s in the Netherlands.