Ryûha: Homework Required


The last section of the Kukishin Bô is called “keiko sabaki gata” and consists in a series of 25 techniques. As always if you do not look at the kanji but only at the sounds,  many meanings can be found in a good English dictionary. keiko: training, practice, study sabaki: deal with, handle; but also…

Kukishin Bô Jutsu Shoden


Did you ever notice that the three levels of bô jutsu from the kukishin represented the three levels of the ten chi jin? Did you ever notice that in the shoden no kata you had 3 groups of 3 techniques? Each name of technique begins with the name of a kamae followed by the principle hidden…