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How to Carve a Thanksgiving Turkey With a Samurai Sword

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Are you getting adventurous today and thinking of carving the Thanksgiving turkey with a samurai sword? Let’s hope the turkey’s tender as can be this Thanksgiving so you don’t bend your blade cutting through it!
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Posted in Edged Weapons.

Budo History: The Role of Ancient Samurai Swordsman Scrolls

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Black Belt columnist Dave Lowry examines the role that scrolls and tablets played in the transmission of the budo in ancient Japan!
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Posted in Japanese Martial Arts History.

Fumio Demura — Eku Bo DVD Trailer

Monday, March 21st, 2011

The eku bo—also known as the kai—is a martial arts weapons that was began as an oar used by Okinawan fishermen. Most of the techniques for using the eku bo are much like those of the bo staff, another Okinawan weapon. In this video, Fumio Demura sensei covers basic stances, proper grips, defense movements, blocks
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Posted in Weapons Videos.