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  The Seven Distinct Forms of Lightsaber Combat
As the age of the steel blade ended and the era of the energy sword began different forms of lightsaber combat emerged.
Practitioners of Form IV took lightsaber combat to incredible new levels with amazing displays of physical prowess that were beyond anybody else.
Watching a Form IV Jedi in battle would be difficult because of their ability to leap, spin, jump and fight in all 3 axis.
www.theforceweb.com /lightsaber/seven-forms-lightsaber-combat.shtml   (588 words)

 Zandoran's Galactic Library -- A Collection of Information from within The Star Wars Universe
Form IV Known as Ataru, this was one of the more recent lightsaber combat techniques, developed by the Jedi Knights during the last decades of the Old Republic.
Form VI Known as Niman, this was one of the most advanced of the seven primary forms of lightsaber combat developed by the Jedi Knights of the Old Republic.
Form VI is much less intensely demanding than other forms of lightsaber combat; this makes Form VI much more of a style suited for diplomats; they can spend their time training in the areas of politics and negotiation instead of combat training.
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 Lightsaber combat - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
Lightsaber combat was the preferred style of fighting used by the Jedi and Sith, which was initially based on ancient sword-fighting technique.
A variation of this form was used by the leader of the Force-users known as the Jensaarai (led by the Saarii-Kaar) encountered by Corran Horn.
All seven forms of lightsaber combat utilized these ancient terms used by the Jedi for describing the objectives, maneuvers to use, and the various outcomes that could arise out of a fight involving lightsabers as weapons.
starwars.wikia.com /wiki/Lightsaber_combat   (2188 words)

 Star Wars Galaxies Stratics - The Seven Forms of Lightsaber Combat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Form IV is the most acrobatic Form, heavily emphasizing Jedi abilities to run, jump, and spin in phenomenal ways by using the Force.
Their lightsaber combat is astonishing to watch, filled with elaborate moves in the center of which a Jedi may be all but a blur.
Form VI well suits the modern Jedi's role in the galaxy, in which a Knight overly trained in martial combat might be at a loss to resolve a complex political conflict between star systems.
swg.stratics.com /content/gameplay/professions/jedi/lightsaber_combat.php   (1273 words)

 The Seven Forms of Lightsaber Combat - Message Board - ezboard.com
Form 3 maximizesdefensive protection in a style characterized by tight, effivient movements that expose minimal target area copared to the relatively open style of some of the other forms.
This Form exploits the abilit of the lightsaber to block a blaster bolt and turs this defensive move into an offensive attack by deflecting the Boldt deliberately towards and opponent.
Form 6 well suits the modern Jedi's role in the galaxy, in which a knight overly trained in martial combat might be at a loss to resove systems.
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 Jedi-Praxeum.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Soresu was best described as a passive form of combat, and one that was used by those who were extremely patient and reserved.
It was one of the most popular forms of combat and Masters Qui-Gon Jinn, Yoda and Quinlan Vos were considered to have mastered the form.
The form attempts to balance all elements of lightsaber combat, combining the forms that went before in a less demanding style.
jedi-praxeum.net /force.php?combat   (1004 words)

 Lightsaber combat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lightsaber combat is the fictional style of lightsaber fighting used by Jedi and Sith in the Star Wars franchise.
It is also possible that General Grievous was also a practitioner of this form since he was trained by Count Dooku, although Mace Windu told Obi-Wan Kenobi that Grievous was a practitioner of all lightsaber combat forms in the novelization of Revenge of the Sith due to his adaptive combat capabilities.
Form III, the most defensive of all of the forms, was developed to counteract the advancing blaster technology throughout the galaxy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lightsaber_combat   (11260 words)

 Lightsaber - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lightsaber is the name of a fictional weapon that plays a key role in the movies, games and novels that constitute the Star Wars fictional universe.
Lightsabers are science fiction versions of their namesake, the saber, the curved metal blade replaced by a solid, glowing bar of plasma that resembles a tubular fluorescent light bulb, so as to create a flashier version of traditional swordfighting in the Star Wars films.
Lightsabers only expend energy when actually cutting something (This explanation of lightsaber operation is similar to that of a Gundam beam saber).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lightsaber   (7872 words)

 Star Wars Lightsaber Articles
The lightsaber although elegant and deadly is not a very complex weapon in construction.
With the introduction of the lightsaber in Episode IV a new chapter in cinerma history opened.
The lightsaber represented a mixture of the gallantry of King Arthurs sword Excalibur, the cold clean, precision of the Samurai sword and technology of the distant future
www.theforceweb.com /lightsaber/lightsaber-articles.shtml   (357 words)

 Mace Windu, Jedi Master   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
He is the creator of the seventh style of lightsaber combat, Vaapad.
(See the seven forms of lightsaber combat.) With his eclectic fighting style, it is said that only two individuals had ever outsparred Master Windu--Yoda and Dooku.
According to an interview on the Dave Letterman Show with Samuel L. Jackson on May 13, 2005, the purple color of his lightsaber was explained as a personal request from Jackson to George Lucas.
www.juiceenewsdaily.com /0505/entertainment/win_mace.html   (644 words)

 SWDC : Star Wars : Ligthsabers : The Seven Forms of Lightsaber Fighting
Form I ~ Form II ~ Form III ~ Form IV ~ Form V ~ Form VI ~ Form VII
It was during this transition that Form I was created.
Form V arose alongside Form IV to address a a need for greater power among the Jedi.
www.starwarsdotcom.com /star_wars/lightsabers/forms.html   (786 words)

 Star Wars: Community | Jedi Fighting and More in Insider #62
The first rule about the seven forms of lightsaber combat is that you don't talk about the seven forms of lightsaber combat.
The latest issue of Star Wars Insider, the official publication of The Star Wars Fan Club, shines a light(saber) on Jedi fighting techniques, from the standard to the esoteric, from the elegant to the deadly.
Jedi abound in this issue, which includes a guide to the sixteen most famous guardians of peace and justice, including the blue-skinned cover girl, Aayla Secura.
www.starwars.com /community/fanclub/mag/news20020911.html   (252 words)

 Fightsaber: Jedi Lightsaber Combat - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
Fightsaber: Jedi Lightsaber Combat is a 10-page reference article appearing in Star Wars Insider 62.
It was written by Dr. David West Reynolds, with the help of fencer Jack "Stelen" Bobo.
The article introduced the infamous seven forms of lightsaber combat into the Star Wars Universe, which had since undergone rapid expansion.
starwars.wikia.com /wiki/Fightsaber:_Jedi_Lightsaber_Combat   (111 words)

 MovieBattles Community - The Seven Forms Of Lightsaber Combat
I myself can't see what Maul uses as form 7.
It always looked like a mix of 2 and 3, but it is kind of hard NOT to keep the staff close to your body.
You see all these forms in the movie...how is that not realism.
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