The White Cloud syllabus contains a wide variety of weapons systems, some of which are a part of the individual arts, others are simply taught in conjuction with the open handed systems when the attributs required for both overlap.
The weapons range from a small core which are taught and revisited each year, to the advanced which are taught to those who have shown themseves ready, to the exotic which are learnt by only a handful of students who chose to study them.
The following pages show the main weapons used and their place in the White Cloud system, but they are by no means exhaustive.
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