2016 KNBK Shidosha Koshukai / Instructor Training Seminar

November 18, 19 and 20, 2016. Greetings to all KNBK Instructors, The KNBK Honbu Dojo(Sakura Budokan) is planning for the upcoming 2016 KNBK Koshukai/Instructor Training Seminar The KNBK 2016 Koshukai is open to currently certified instructors, or to those yudansha interested in becoming instructors. Non-certified yudansha will only be permitted to come if their registration form is accompanied by a recommendation from their respective Dojo-cho. You or your Dojo representative are being invited to attend this year’s KNBK Instructor Training Seminar to be held in Kingston, PA. at the KNBK East Honbu Dojo the weekend of November 18, 19 and 20, 2016. The tentative schedule will be the same as last year – all day training and discussion on Saturday and Sunday with the Koshukai ending Sunday afternoon. Yudansha testing will take place on Sunday morning prior to the beginning of Koshukai. The Hombu dojo will be open for training on Friday evening (Nov.18th) for those wishing … [Read more...]

First Annual Shimabukuro Memorial Budo Festival, San Diego CA Sept 7-8, 2013

The UCSD Iaido Club and the Southern California Kokusai Nippon Budo Kai are proud to present the First Annual Shimabukuro Memorial Budo Festival San Diego CA Sept 7-8, 2013 Special Guest Instructor, Carl Long –Kyoshi, So-shihan of the KNBK 7th Dan Dai Nippon Butoku Kai Iaido, 7th Dan Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu Iaijutsu, 5th Dan Shindo Muso Ryu Jojutsu Saturday seminars (all day – see schedule) Sunday Celebratory Martial Arts demonstrations in honor of Shimabukuro Hanshi The UCSD Iaido Club and Southern California KNBK are proud to announce the First Annual Shimabukuro Memorial Budo Festival. This event is to commemorate and honor Shimabukuro Hanshi’s legacy by coming together for a weekend of training and demonstrations. All who were touched by Shimabukuro Sensei’s spirit are encouraged to come and join us to celebrate his life, honor his memory, and remember how his presence enriched our lives. We hope that with strong enbu, all will feel Shimabukuro’s spirit as a … [Read more...]

Cinco de Mayo Weekend in Bakersfield, CA

Cinco de Mayo Weekend in Bakersfield, CA Bakersfield Budo – Isshinkan Dojo is honored to host Carl Long Kyoshi, Soshihan of the Kokusai Nippon Budo Kai for a THREE DAY Gasshuku beginning Friday, May 3rd through Sunday, May 5th. This Gasshuku promises an ambitious schedule of the Japanese Sword Arts maintained by the KNBK! We are planning to cover Shindo Muso Ryu Jojutsu and the accompanying Kasumi Shinto Ryu Kenjutsu, Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu Iaijutsu and the Ono-ha Itto Ryu Kenjutsu! Shinza (grading) will be held for eligible KNBK members as well as non-graded evaluations for members wishing to grade at a later date. This will be Long Kyoshi’s first visit to Bakersfield Budo and a great opportunity for all KNBK members to share in a great three days of training, enjoy each others company and learn from the head of our organization! Long Kyoshi serves as the Chairman of the Kokusai Nippon Budo Kai and is the designated successor of Shimabukuro Masayuki Hidenobu, the 21st … [Read more...]

KNBK Seminar in Albany NY

                      April 27 at 12:00pm until April 28 at 3:00pm Koryu Seminar at Suzaku Dojo April 27th and 28th   Carl Long Shihan, 7th dan Kyoshi Kokusai Nippon Budo Kyokai • Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu Iai Jutsu • Ono-ha Itto Ryu Ken Jutsu • Shinto Muso Ryu Jo Jutsu Date: April 27th and 28th Time: Saturday 12:00 noon to 5:00pm Sunday 10:00am to 3:00pm Fee: $150 for both days/$80 for one day Location: Dewey's Martial Arts Academy 3 Normanskill Blvd Delmar, NY 12054 Contact:Ted Tanaka 518-221-1140 Carl Long, Kyoshi An exemplary teacher of authentic Japanese and Okinawan martial Arts, Long Kyoshi serves as the Chairman of the Kokusai Nippon Budo Kyokai and is the designated successor of Masayuki Shimabukuro Hanshi, the 21st Generation Inheritor of our line of Muso Jikiden Eishin-ryu Iaijutsu. Long Kyoshi is also Hombu-cho of the KNBK Intl. Hombu … [Read more...]

Feb. 2012 KNBK “Swords in the Sun Seminar” in Aruba !

Koryu Iaijutsu & Kenjutsu: Classical Sword Arts with Carl E. Long, Kyoshi Please come join us in beautiful, sunny and warm Aruba for a 3 day training vacation in the Caribbean islands. Get away in February and treat the family to a weekend in the tropics while you train with your friends and soak in the island sunshine resorts. Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu Iaijutsu of Aruba is once again proud to welcome Carl Long, Kyoshi, chairman/sohihan of the KNBK, for his return for a weekend seminar on authentic classical Japanese sword arts. We also welcome you to join us for what will certainly be weekend of instruction of extremely high caliber. Sensei will provide instruction in the koryu traditions of Muso Jikiden Eishin-ryu Iaijutsu and Ono-ha Itto-ryu Kenjutsu. While access to instruction in the koryu sword arts is slowly becoming more widely available, instruction at the level that will be experienced during this seminar remains quite rare indeed. It is important to note that Ono-ha … [Read more...]

KNBK New England Regional Winter Seminar

Koryu Iaijutsu & Kenjutsu: Classical Sword Arts with Carl E. Long, Kyoshi Shindokan Dojo is once again proud to welcome Carl Long, Kyoshi, chairman/sohihan of the KNBK, for his return for a weekend seminar on authentic classical Japanese sword arts. We also welcome you to join us for what will certainly be weekend of instruction of extremely high caliber. Sensei will provide instruction in the koryu traditions of Muso Jikiden Eishin-ryu Iaijutsu and Ono-ha Itto-ryu Kenjutsu. While access to instruction in the koryu sword arts is slowly becoming more widely available, instruction at the level that will be experienced during this seminar remains quite rare indeed. It is important to note that Ono-ha Itto-ryu, an art that has directly influenced the more modern arts of Kendo, Aikijujutsu and Aikido, remains almost completely inaccessible outside of Japan. The KNBK is the only source of instruction in the mainline of Ono-ha Itto-ryu in North America! This is indeed a great and … [Read more...]

Iaido Seminar at Aikido of Cincinnati, OH.

Iaido Seminar at Aikido of Cincinnati, OH. Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu with Kyoshi Carl Long November 3rd, 4th & 5th, 2012 More details to come... Contact: Mr. Richard McKeever 4727 Red Bank Road, Cincinnati  OH, US contact: iaido@aikidocincy.com … [Read more...]

Iaido Seminar at Aikido of Lake Keowee (Rescheduled from Sept.)

  Aikido of Lake Keowee  Carl Long shihan will conduct an Iaijutsu Seminar at our dojo. The dates are Friday, 11/30/12 thru Sunday, 12/02/12. Mark your calendars. This is a great honor to have Long sensei visit and teach at AOLK. We need to support sensei and our dojo. 11/30/12, F: 7p-9p 12/01/12, U: 10a-12n & 2p-4p 12/02/12, S: 10a-12n Aikido of Lake Keowee 10135-B Clemson Blvd., (Hwy 123) Seneca, SC 29678 Phone: 864/888-3226 - E-mail: aikidoinfo@bellsouth.net – Website: www.aikidooflakekeowee.com … [Read more...]

2013 KNBK Shidosha Koshukai / Instructor Training Seminar

            November 22, 23 and 24, 2013. Greetings to all KNBK Instructors, The KNBK Honbu Dojo(Sakura Budokan) is planning for the upcoming 2013 KNBK Koshukai/Instructor Training Seminar.   The KNBK 2013 Koshukai is open to currently certified instructors, or to those yudansha interested in becoming instructors. Non-certified yudansha will only be permitted to come if their registration form is accompanied by a recommendation from their respective Dojo-cho. You or your Dojo representative are being invited to attend this year's KNBK Instructor Training Seminar to be held in Kingston, PA. at the KNBK East Honbu Dojo the weekend of November 22, 23 and 24, 2013. The tentative schedule will be the same as last year - all day training and discussion on Saturday and Sunday with the Koshukai ending Sunday afternoon. Yudansha testing will take place on Sunday morning prior to the beginning of Koshukai. The Hombu dojo will be … [Read more...]