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Tag Archives: Iaido

Master the 4 Inner Principles of Japanese Samurai Swordsmanship

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Breath control, footwork, stance and posture are the key points that seventh-degree black belt Russell McCartney, founder of ishi yama ryu battojutsu, discusses in this tutorial on the Japanese sword.
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Posted in Kendo.

The Life and Times of American Martial Arts Pioneer Donn F. Draeger, Part 1

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Learn how this iconic martial arts researcher was introduced to judo, jujutsu, kendo, iaido and other budo and bujutsu — and how he immersed himself in each discipline.
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Posted in Western Martial Arts History.

8 Steps That Will Guide You to Mastery of the Samurai Sword

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

No article can magically make you a master of the samurai sword, but the tips outlined here, from iaido instructor Minobu Miki, will put you on the martial path to that destination!
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Posted in Iaido.