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A quick look at Tenshinryu iaido, the quick-draw of a very long blade

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A quick look at Tenshinryu iaido, the quick-draw of a very long blade

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 in Cutting Arts, Featured, Video Slider, Videos | 0 comments

Tenshinryu Hyouho (兵法, school of complete martial tactics, strategy) is listed as one of the koryu (historic and traditional) martial arts...

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Iaido as a music video! No, really!

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014 in Culture, Video Slider, Videos | 0 comments

Iaido as a music video! Video for Chamber from the upcoming album by Craggz &...

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Interview with Shozo Kato – Way of the Sword

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in Philosophy and Theory, Video Slider | 0 comments

Shozo Kato Sensei, 8th Dan in Kyoshi Kendo and 7th Dan in Kyoshi Iaido, describes his view of the philosophy of his arts. Shozo Kato...

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Perth Japan Festival bursts out

Posted by on Feb 21, 2014 in In the News | 0 comments

Dateline:  Perth, Australia Perth city will get a vibrant Japanese hub tomorrow with its first Perth Japan Festival. Festival president...

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Cutting from the ground up

photo by Rob Ireton

Cutting from the ground up

Posted by on Jan 31, 2014 in Cutting Arts, Featured, Video Slider, Videos | 0 comments

Performing test-cutting starting from a low ground position, such as one-knee-up or a kneeling posture. This is a somewhat usual form of...

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Cutting the flame from a candle

photo by The Ewan

Cutting the flame from a candle

Posted by on Nov 26, 2013 in Cutting Arts, Featured, Video Slider, Videos | 0 comments

Many arts practice the specialty art of drawing and cutting with the blade as a single movement. These include the Japanese arts of Iaido...

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