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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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all-day 2017 KNBK 10 Year Anniversary Ga... @ Westerly Armory
2017 KNBK 10 Year Anniversary Ga... @ Westerly Armory
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2017 KNBK 10 Year Anniversary Gasshuku and Banquet @ Westerly Armory
Greetings to all KNBK Instructors and Students, The KNBK Honbu Dojo (Sakura Budokan) is planning for the upcoming 2017 KNBK Gasshuku and Instructor Training Seminar Carl E. Long Hanshi and the Kokusai Nippon Budo Kai[...]

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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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