Word And Object


With Noguchi sensei tonight we covered the second level of Kukishin Daken Taijutsu. Each Waza was enriched (twisted) to meet his own interpretation and the depth of his taijutsu. At some point during class, he positioned his right leg between Uke’s legs to do a basic Koshinage. While placing his leg, he said “kick,” but…

I Love The Noguchi Ryū!


Only 24 people joined Noguchi sensei’s class tonight, so we had a lot of space to train. I love the “Noguchi Ryū” because I find his interpretation of the Waza disturbing and brilliant. It always seems that we are studying another fighting system. (1) Tonight we covered a “twisted version” of the second level of…