Demonstration of all standard forms of Seitei-Iai, to be called ZNKR-Iai (Zen Nihon Kendo Remei) according to the language regulation. Demonstration in Kyoto 2016 by Kusama-Sensei, Komei Budokan, 8th Dan (says Google Translate). Can it be that ZNKR-Iai has a calming effect? On the left in the background at 8:34 there is a warm yawn …

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Iaido Sagawa

A good opportunity to lighten the mood in the times after shutdown (and possibly again before …). It was with this motivation that Sagawa Sensei decided to practice Iaido when he came home from World War II. If we look at the Iaido of Hakuo Sagawa († 2004), 9th Dan Iaido, 8th Dan Kendo, then …

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Toyamaryu Forms Kyoto Embu

Interesting demonstration 2019 of Toyamaru Ryu forms by Kakuseikai, International Batto-Do Federation in the time-honored Butokuden, Kyoto. The preference for oblique cuts as a characteristic of Iai-Jutsu schools becomes clear (note: it does not mean ›Jutsu‹ in the sense of ›Naruto‹. Iaijutsu claims to train effectively for real combat situations. The Toyama Ryu has a …

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Iai Saito Yoshikichi

Muso Shinden Ryu – Saito Yoshikichi – 2019 Asakusa Kobudo Taikai. Forms of Omori Ryu 1) Shohatto (1:45). 2) Ushiro (2:50). 3) Inyoshintai (4:00). 4) Ryuto (5:10). 5) Gyakuto (6:40). 6) Seichuto (8:00). 7) Nukiuchi (9:10).