This is the last part in our mini series on where we question “who were the Chinese Ninja?”. In this video we tie the history and the legend together. Make sure you watch to the end!
In this video, Les talks about the general historical background to the origin and purpose of the Ye Ban To 夜半偷 – the Midnight Thief.
The following quote continues on from the section on “Running Roofs” skill recorded by Bai Yansheng; 4/ Probing: To familiarize oneself with the layout of the house and to avoid bumping into furniture, the tip of the sword is used […]
The “running roofs”, classic techniques of the Midnight Thief, were recorded in extraordinary detail as follows; 1/ Treading on the roof tops: A rule of thumb is to tip-toe along the Yin Yang tiles, that is, treading with the front […]
We encountered several verbal descriptions of stealth operatives along our research journey. They were usually anecdotes from the last generation to see these enigmatic figures in the dark corners or on the rooftops, just as the Chinese movies depict. The […]