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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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2019 KNBK Instructor Training Seminar @ Sakura Budokan
  KNBK Intl Instructor Training Seminar Friday Nov 22 to Sunday Nov 24 This instructor training seminar is for current Yudansha and study group leaders. We will be covering test procedure and curriculum changes for[...]

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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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