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Tag Archives: Masayuki Shimabukuro

Katana Care: How to Straighten a Bent Samurai Sword

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Whether you’re cutting tatami mats or bamboo stalks, it’s easy to bend the blade on a katana. Learn how to repair the damage with this essential advice from Carl E. Long.
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Posted in Edged Weapons.

Samurai Weapons Video: Behind the Scenes of Masayuki Shimabukuro’s Advanced Samurai Swordsmanship 3-DVD Set

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

In this EXCLUSIVE video, we take you into the studio, behind the cameras, for a glimpse of a true sword master in action! This is some of the last footage of Masayuki Shimabukuro shot at Black Belt magazine — and perhaps anywhere.
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Posted in Weapons Videos.

Samurai Weapons Training: Masayuki Shimabukuro Demonstrates Mat Cutting With the Short Sword

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Watch the late Masayuki Shimabukuro use a short samurai sword for swift and graceful cutting of a single-roll tatami mat!
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Posted in Edged Weapons.