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Old Samurai Story: The Two Swordsman | Martial Arts Philosophy | Ninjutsu, Ninpo, Bujutsu, Budo

In this video, I tell an old story of the two swordsman, who went on a warrior journey (musha shugyo) to develop their swords skills to better understand “The Way” of the sword. This is an old lesson to help students question their purpose of training in the martial arts.

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Togakure-ryu Ninja Biken: Hiryu-no-Ken | Ninjutsu Sword Fighting Training Techniques (Ninjato)

In this video, I teach an old ninjato/shinobigatana technique from the Togakure-ryu school of Ninpo Taijutsu.  This kata is from the Ninja Biken section called “Hiryu no Ken”, which means Flying Dragon Sword. I briefly go over the classical kata and explain some of the principals.  However, the purpose of this training session was to extracted some of the principals of the traditional kata and work various training drills to develop stronger skills with the ninjato/shinobi-gatana/ninja sword.
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Flexibility of the Mind: DO NOT GIVE TOO MUCH | Martial Arts / Self-Defense Training Techniques

In this video, I discuss the importance of understanding the flexibility of the mind.  Too many times people give more energy towards one realm than the other. As martial artist we need to find balance in all realms. It does not matter if it is the physical, mental, emotional or spiritual realm; we need to give it – its proper place and proper energy to be able to see the whole picture clearly, find balance in life, as well as properly defend ourselves and the ones that we love.
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Ninja-Iai: Iaijutsu Quick Draw Training Drills with Kodachi (Ninjato) | Ninjutsu, Bujutsu, Kobujutsu

In this video I demonstrate a basic iai (iaido) sword drawing training drill to help develop the skills needed to be proficient in iaijutsu. In this drill I am using a kodachi (ninjato) because the ryuha that we are training in has a strong focus on the use of the short sword.
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The training (keiko) of Iai/iaido/iaijutsu is to be able to respond quickly to a unexpected attack efficiently.  This is a skill-set that is highly needed in today’s world of self-defense, as these same skills can be equally used in the use of concealed carry with edged weapons for self-defense / self-protection.
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Samurai Swordsmanship | The “Aiki” in “Iai” | Iaijutsu Training Techniques

 

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History & Tradition of Ancient Samurai Swordsmanship | Eishin-ryu Iaijutsu

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Iaijutsu Training | Drawing and Sheathing the Japanese Sword | Nukitsuke & Noto

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Iaijutsu Training | 2018 Eishin-ryu Keiko | 居合術

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IAIJUTSU KEIKO | CANDLE CUT

 

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IAIJUTSU (居合術) The Way of the Samurai

Iaijutsu - 居合術

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IAIJUTSU – 居合術
Photo taken – 2.2012
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“Outside of Japan, people think Bushido is synonymous with harakiri. Actually, the meaning of Bushido is to achieve something in this world and then to be able to throw away this body and accept death. But this concept is very easily misunderstood. It’s really quite different from just going out and dying. If you fail to achieve something and say “Oh, I must kill myself” it’s not a very productive way of thinking. Bushido rejects that irresponsible way of thinking. There is also in Bushido the concept of continuing to live even though you may have to live in shame. If there is a way to right the wrong you’ve done, then you should do so. This is the real Bushido.”

Risuke Ōtake (大竹利典)
Shihan (Teaching Master) of Tenshin Shōden Katori Shintō-ryū

Risuke Otake of Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto Ryu (one of the oldest koryu bujutsu, dating back to the middle Muromachi period) said in an interview that the popular idea of Bushido is over-romantic and misleading.

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Take Care, Be Safe and Good Luck in your Journey of Budo:

Anshu Christa Jacobson

Headmistress of the Budo Ryu; School of the Warrior Way
21st Soke of the Tomo Ryu Tradition
4th Soke of Kosei Ryu Kempo

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