Tag Archives: masaaki
We demonstrated a basic version of onikudaki at class last week (shown above). There are lots of variations one can practice.
In the 1980s, I met Hatsumi-sensei for the first time and found out that he had several books written in Japanese. Being an avid reader, I asked one of the Japanese-shihan about them. In a short while I was working on a translation of the first chapter of one book. Eventually I began a project [...]
Each summer, our class takes time to work on bojutsu training. Mostly we use padded rokushaku bo (6 ft staff), but from time to time we use the real thing (usually oak). Each year, I see a new influx of bo that make me cringe. Bought online or at a nearby martial arts store, the [...]
Pete Reynolds – Bujinkan NYC Seminar Dates: Tuesday & Wednesday, November 9 & 10, 2010 Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm (both nights) Location: Pearl Studios, NYC 500 Eighth Ave. (btw 35th/36th St.) New York, NY Cost: $30 for one night or $55 for both Info: The Pete Reynolds Bujinkan NYC Seminar is jointly sponsored by: Jeff [...]
Many months ago, George (one of our newer dojo members), started producing some leather shuriken (throwing stars) for use during practice. Initially, they were nice and flew well, but it was obvious that something was missing. When they hit a wall or another hard surface, they would begin to fray. The leather shuriken continued to fly well, but [...]