Category Archives: Weapons
Ancient China – Han Dynasty 206 BC – 220 AD With the appearing of philosophical Taoists in the Han Dynasty one could say the Han Dynasty was a high culture which changed China and the fundamental understandings of many things. The Han swords are the ancestors of the Tang swords (618-907 AD) which were the very […]
“It has been said something as small as the flutter of a butterfly’s wing can ultimately cause a typhoon halfway around the world.” – Chaos Theory I’ve always said that if there is one moment in my life where everything changed, it was when I decided to become a fencer. Fencing gave me the opportunity […]
Shinto is called Japan’s ancient original religion, and it is deeply rooted in the way of Japanese life. Shinto has no known founder or single sacred scripture. Shinto is wholly devoted to life in this world and emphasizes man’s essential goodness. The name Shinto comes from Chinese characters for Shen(‘divine being’), and Tao (‘way’) and […]
In this instructional video my check hand (hand with no weapon) was check-happy but the strikes are still correct as to what they taught us at R.U.F.M.A. One way to be familiar with the strikes is to remember that even-numbered strikes are back-handed strikes. Practice the basics, over and over, even without a bag!
Here I’m teaching Iaijutsu (居合術) from Eishin-ryu (英信流), 1 of the 7 warrior traditions within the Budo Ryu Kai (武道流会). ☯ BUDO RYU KAI ☯ (School of the Warrior Way) Authentic Ninjutsu & Classical Samurai Bujutsu ✦ Start Training Today in our ONLINE NINJA DOJO ✦ http://www.budoryuninjutsu.com ——————– Follow Soke Anshu on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/Anshu-Christa-Jacobson-119934164717846/ Follow Soke Anshu on Twitter! https://twitter.com/SokeAnshu
Sikaran flow- an introduction Filipino Martial Arts is known to be a stick-fighting arts but what a lot of non-die hard martial artist don’t know is that the FMA is a complete system including all length of weapons including projectile weapons and open hands. Here we demonstrate the footwork and kicking arts of the […]
Watch Isao Machii, a Japanese Iaido master, slice a fastball in half that was approaching him at 100mph.