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Tag Archives: samurai swords

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.

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.

Samurai Training Philosophy: Be Thorough in the Disciplined Practice of Martial Arts

Monday, September 8th, 2014

In this exclusive e-book excerpt from Budoshoshinshu: The Warrior’s Primer of Daidoji Yuzan, the teacher and military philosopher advocates the often-overlooked benefits of curiosity, discipline and commitment.
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Posted in Japanese Martial Arts.