Learning to hold a Chinese cleaver is the
most important. Hold it right will do the job easily and safely.
Note: The cleaver is Not a toy!, if you are not confident
Don't used it.
How to hold a cleaver, you need a Chinese cleaver and a cutting
board. Hold the cleaver with your writing hand.(see image) With
a firm hold try chopping the cutting board a few times to feel
the cutting strength.
A cleaver is a large and heavy knive, if you are used to handeling
smaller knives you will feel the difference and the power, because
of it weight. Make sure the cleaver is sharp.
Now try cutting a carrot with one stroke. Use a firm downward
slightly forward motion. Best way to learn is to try cutting
vegetables. Do not wiggle you blade while cutting.
Here are many ways to learn different cutting method, round
cut, roll cut,
wedge cut, julienne,
sick cut and correct
Note: A sharp knive is a safe knive.