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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.

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.

Haruo Matsuoka on Steven Seagal and Aikido’s History in America

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Black Belt contributing editor Dr. Mark Cheng explores the history of modern aikido relative to the martial paths of the respected Haruo Matsuoka and his former sensei, action star Steven Seagal.
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Posted in Aikido, General Martial Arts History, Japanese Martial Arts History, Martial Art Movies, Steven Seagal Movies, Traditional Martial Artists.