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
divThe Secrets of Japanese Swordsmanship Muso Shinden Ryu Okuden the companion series is the first of its kind to be presented in an instructional set of DVDs! In this second video lesson 2 of the 10 lesson series the second Suwari (seated) waza Sunegakoi and the second Tachi (standing) waza Rentatsu are covered in full detail. There are explanations of the Footwork Nukitsuke Kiritsuke Chiburi Noto and applications followed by numerous variations of both kata including the root Kata from the Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu! The entire set of the videos will contain approximately 22 hours of instruction! The Kata are presented exactly as they were taught to me by my teacher Mitsuzuka Takeshi Sensei./div
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
divThis 4 DVD set from Stephen Hayes includes:br br TO-SHIN DO SHINDEN FUDO RYU CHI NO MAKI 1 is a 70-minute DVD learning program exploring applications of key exercises from Shinden Fudo Ryu taijutsu Chi no Maki unarmed defense from the ground against a grab punch or blade attack. An-shu Stephen K. Hayes brings to life these historical techniques tactics and strategies from his visionary martial art of To-Shin Do.br br -Ri Ken kata and variationbr -Shin Ken kata and variationbr -Rai Ken kata and variationbr br TO-SHIN DO SHINDEN FUDO RYU CHI NO MAKI 2br is a 70-minute DVD learning program exploring applications of key exercises from Shinden Fudo Ryu taijutsu Chi no Makiunarmed defense from the ground against a grab punch or blade attack. An-shu Stephen K. Hayes brings to life these histo
It is impossible to teach the most sophisticated and effective methods of karate to large groups of students in a quasi-military setting. These "secrets " which are the core of the Goju Ryu system can only be transmitted from master to student by means of personal instruction for traditional karate's teaching methodology is and always has been for the tuition of individuals. br br To truly master karate one also needs to receive instruction at a much higher level than the majority of students can ever experience. That is the purpose of this program and those that will follow it - to make available to everyone individual instruction at the highest level from the world's leading exponent of Goju Ryu karate. br br Author Morio Higaonna is the student of An'ichi Miyagi who studied exclusively with the Founder of Goju Ryu karate
This is the most ambitious Daito Ryu book ever made! With 550 pages this beautiful hardback volume is full of instruction on the secrets of the art. p Contents:/p pThe Framework of Bujutsu/p ul liSaigo's system of Daito Ryu/li liThe correct diet of aikireijutsu/li liSpirit/li/ulSpiritual training ul liPrinciples of Daito Ryu and Mikkyo/li liSupernatural phenomenon of aiki/li liHow to break the enemy's wavelength/li liMystery of aiki/li liKotodama and space/li liTactics/li liPosition/li/ulTechniques ul liDaito Ryu jujutsu soden/li liEssence of Daito Ryu jujutsu/li liOrigin of kenjutsu/li li
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.
Daito-ryu Aikibudo: History and Technique is the first book to comprehensively show the roots principles and techniques of this ancient art passed down directly from its last Soke Takeda Tokimune and his most faithful and long-time students. br br The book written by one of the very few westerners to have ever studied on a consistent basis with Takeda Soke Antonino Certa Shihan features: over 40 pages of never before published text directly written by Takeda Sensei about the history and principles of the School including aiki; a great deal of original photographic material showing Takeda Tokimune Soke and Kato Shigemitsu today's Soshi of the Nihon Daito-ryu Aikibudo association and the other elder students of the late Soke (over 70 photos); a comprehensive technical view of all the art including a glimpse of the most advanced catalogues of techniques like Ai
Koshiro Tanaka soke of Fuji Ryu instructs on many aspects of the school including jujutsu weapons and weapon disarms. Tanaka spent 1985 - 1990 teaching his art to the Mujahedeen Afghan guerillas in Afghanistan. In 1991 he started teaching publically in Japan. br
Kazuoka Sogawa's Daito Ryu group has loaded this series with photos. Even though the text is in Japanese sequenced photos make learning easy. This is book 2 of a 4 part series. This series is rare and out of print.
Shorin Ryu is one of the world's major Karate styles. Created and developed by Okinawan masters this style mixes the traditions and experiences of the ancient art with a modern approach to self-defense. In this work Master Ota shows key traditional kata and bunkai. Some of the traditional Shorin Ryu forms illustrated in this essential book have never been analyzed this way before. This work is more than a how-to manual; it explores the history and philosophy behind this dynamic and practical method of karate-do. Containing hundreds of photo illustrations that show the forms step-by-step this book will be a valuable reference for anyone seeking to learn and understand not only the principles and techniques of Shorin Ryu but also the cultural essence of Okinawan Karate.
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