Shigeyoshi Tamatsuta is a Kendo hanshi (highest rank) and 9th dan in Iaido. In this volume he completely demonstrates the 43 forms of Muso Shinden Ryu Iaido. p Contents include:/p ul liElementary knowledgebr -History of Iaidobr -Introductory preparationbr -Basic knowledge for refining skills/li liShoden: Omori Ryu (Seiza)br -12 forms/li liChuden: Hasegawa Eishin Ryu (Tachiwaza)br -10 forms/li liOkuden: Oku Iai (Suwari waza)br -8 forms/li liOkuden: Oku Iai (Tachiwaza)br -13 forms/li liAppendix/li/ul
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Iaido is the classical Japanese discipline of drawing and cutting with the long sword in defense of an unanticipated attack throwing off the blood and returning the sword to its sheath. It is the direct inheritor of techniques perfected by centuries of samurai whose life and honor depended upon their spirit and prowess. Author Richard W. Babin brings together all the practical and theoretical information needed to pursue a formal study of the classical Japanese martial art of iaido. You will learn how to choose a sword how to cut with it how to take care of it how to assume the clothing and how to enter a dojo. He covers not only the basic moves and positions but the entire curriculum of forms of the muso shinden ryu of iaido. Equally important he puts the art in its historic and social perspective helping to clarify for the reader the spiritual pathway that the way of the sword o
From the author of "Practice Drills for Japanese Swordsmanship" this text is a manual of Eishin Ryu Iaido.PLIIntroductionBR- What is IaidoBR- Why Practice IaidoBR- Brief History of Japanese SwordsmanshipBR- Evolution of Eishin Ryu IaidoBR- What you need to practice IaidoBR- About the Japanese SwordBR- How to Wear the Obi & HakamaBR- Etiquette and the Code of the SamuraiLIBasic TechniquesBR- How to BowBR- Fundamentals of PracticeBR- How to Read the IllustrationsBR- Seated SetBR- Drawing Methods SetLIIntermediate & Advanced PractitionerBR- Intermediate & Advanced PracticeBR- Samurai Sitting MethodBR- Eye Contact Focus & DignityLIIntermediate TechniquesBR- Secret Forms Drawing Met
div pIn China during the Toh-Era there lived a woman named En-no-Kyojo (En was an ancient Kingdom in Toh Kyo was the capital city of En no is of) who was renowned as the expert martial artist of Koppo-jutsu Daken-jutsu Shorin-Ken and Hicho-jutsu./p pAccording to legend In the Toh Era under the rule of Chusou Shinryu during an auspicious new year a Cho Shousou rose up with an army of several hundred soldiers and savagely attacked a village./p pAmidst this violence En-no-Kyojo stood up and with Fudoshin (unmoved heart immovable spirit) and a smile ã she valiantly defended against the army with unarmed techniques and was able to heroically rescue the village people./p pEn-no-Kyojo taught to Ryu Enpi (Kokuido Kenji). Ryu Enpi was the specialist of not only Daken-Jutsu but also Ken-Jutsu and So-Jutsu. It seems that
Watch real battlefield warrior warrior fighting techniques clothed in full 16th century armour. Learn traditional wazas that are demonstrated once in armor and then without armor to give you a better understanding of how the waxa principles are supplied. Kamaes of Hira Hira ichimonji Seigan Katate Hicho and Kosei are covered in detail. If you like weapons this is the tape for you! Yari vs. Yari Yari vs. Sword Sword vs. Sword Bisento vs. Sword. Jutte vs. Sword. Real battle scenarios. Nine traditional wazas are taught. Very exciting and informative. br brPLUS the Hanbojutsu and Shikomizue (hidden sword) teachings. Covered in detail are the Munenmuso Katayburi and Otonashi postures and footage includes many forms strikes takedowns throws and chokes. Techniques are first shown in a how-to-do format with a hanbo and then with a sword. Defenses and attacks unarmed
This demo includes performances by the top Koryu practitioners in Japan. Contains demos of: ul li Muso Shinden Ryu/li liMuso Shinden Jushi Ryu/li liMuso Shinden Hasegawa Eishin Ryu/li liMuso Jikiden Eishin Ryu/li liMugai Ryu/li liSuio Ryu/li liTamiya Ryu/li liAnd more!/li/ul
The Kendo Expo Festival took place on 8/31/2005 in Aichi Japan and features a range of demonstrations including Kendo Kata Yagyu Shinkage Ryu Heiho Shinto Muso Ryu Jojutsu Tendo Ryu Naginata Iaido an International Kendo Taikai and more.
Kazuaki Sogawa of Saigo Ha Daito Ryu demonstrates dozens of techniques and explains the secrets of Daito Ryu Aiki. Heavily illustrated and English translations are included.
em"Daito Ryu Aikijujutsu"/em explores the life of the enigmatic Sokaku Takeda. Along with examining historical evidence this book also contains interviews with Sokaku Takeda's top students including: ul liTokimune Takeda/li liYukiyoshi Sagawa/li liChieko Horikawa (wife of Kodo Horikawa)/li liYusuke Inoue/li liTakuma Hisa/li liKeisuke Sato/li liKatsuyuki Kondo/li liHakaru Mori/li liSeigo Okamoto/li/ul
Published by the Hakko Ryu honbu dojo this text includes some historical photos and line drawing detailing some of the school's basic self defense techniques.
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