What is a sword’s back?

The sword’s back is the blunt back of a Thai sword blade.

Background

Thai swords (DAAB ) are arm-length, one-side edged weapons. The sword back is used to parry attacks and to smash bones.

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Instructional Video from 1984 (Techniques for beginners)

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In this previously unpublished educational film from 1984, a teacher shows the first 15 of a total of 45 basic techniques of Pahuyuth.