*Sigh* I'm getting too old for this.
They don't do sundome period from what I've seen. :p
Some did, some didn't. It really depends upon the ryūha we're talking about. There are no absolutes in koryū. I know several that still do.
Wait, isn't chanbara a sport? Rather than LARPing?
Yes, and a lot of Japanese infantry officers were a lot shorter than European infantry officers. Especially with their diet at that time.
The Japanese military at the time of the 1880's were mad for everything foreign and had certain nihontō blades forged to fit sabre furniture. It...
What tradition you would take depends on your own personal & psychological make-up. I've done a fair few koryū in my early twenties and learned a...
Photographic evidence that you, yourself put up! :evil:
The Seagal & LeBell part was hilarious!
Tatsumi-ryū is a very good school with a comprehensive syllabus based on simple, but effective principles that are applied to several different...
Yes and the list of expletives I produced was epic! :bang:
The Duty of the "Teki" in Kata-geiko
By Stephen Delaney
When compared to more modern forms of budō, the duty of the uke or teki in koryū...
eyeballs, ears, nose. All orifices actually.
You will never be forgiven for this.
I apologize for coming into the topic a little late, however as someone who has done koryu both armed and unarmed, I can say that Kanazawa...
I just sprayed cappuccino all over my ipad! :cry:
Court documents for the arrest warrants of the two students.
Kids can do some part of koryu, but other portions of certain curricula just aren't suitable.
It can be very "chi-nama-gusai"...
I have been lurking for a long time...
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