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We Demonstrate For Members Of Japans Imperial Family

Demonstration of Kenjutsu by Masayuki Shimabukuro, Hanshi and Carl Long, Shihan. Filmed in Hiroshima, Japan. Demonstration of Jodo by Masayuki Shimabukuro, Hanshi and Carl Long, Shihan. Filmed in Hiroshima, Japan. Train with us and you can train in Japan! Call Sakura Budokan … [Read More...]

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10:00 am Samurai Sword Arts Seminar in NY @ U.S. Budokai Karate of Clifton Park
Samurai Sword Arts Seminar in NY @ U.S. Budokai Karate of Clifton Park
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – Jun 11 @ 3:00 pm
Samurai Sword Arts Seminar in NY @ U.S. Budokai Karate of Clifton Park
US Budokai of Clifton Park, NY MUSO JIKIDEN EISHIN-RYU IAIJUTSU SEMINAR Guest Instructor: Carl E. Long, Hanshi (8th Dan) Carl Long 22nd So-Shihan of MJER, Kaicho – Kokusai Nippon Budo Kai www.knbk.org Iaido Kenshoin –[...]

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Training for Saya no Naka No Kachi by Masayuki Shimabukuro, Hanshi

The phrase “saya no naka no kachi”, victory while the sword is still in the saya, should be familiar to most practitioners of Muso Jikiden Eishin-ryu Iaijutsu in theKNBK/JKI. In fact, the meaning of “saya no naka no kachi” is one of the questions in the written portion of the test for shodan in Muso Jikiden Eishin-ryu. Most everyone knows what translation of “saya no naka no kachi” is; it sounds so good, so “philosophical”, but how many really know what the concept of “victory while the sword is still in the saya” means? Moreover, how do we … [Read More...]

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