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The 41st Nihon Kobudo Embu demonstration was held in Tokyo

Posted on February 11, 2018 by Watch Modern Day Samurai Movies Online editorial team | 0 Comments

On Sunday 4th February 2018, the 41st Nihon Kobudo embu taikai (traditional Japanese martial arts demonstration, 41回日本古武道演武大会) was held at Nippon Budokan (日本武道館), Tokyo, Japan.

The demonstration was organized by Nippon Budokan and Nihon Kobudo Kyokai (Japanese traditional marital arts association 日本古武道協会), and supported by Japanese government. This yearly regular demonstration is one of the most prestigious and official traditional martial arts events in Japan.

The main purpose of the demonstration event is introducing Japanese traditional martial arts with long history to public and gain better understanding.

35 ryuha (styles) from all over Japan demonstrated joined the event and demonstrate their skills in this extraordinary opportunity.

List of ryuha:

Ogasawara-ryu Kyuba-jutsu (小笠原流弓馬術)

Hyoho Taisha-ryu Kenjutsu (兵法タイ捨流剣術)

Shibukawa-ryu Ju-jutsu (澁川流柔術 )

Hozoin-ryu Takada-ha So-jutsu (宝蔵院流高田派槍術 )

Kansin-ryu Iai-Jutsu (貫心流居合術 )

Takenouchi-ryu-Jujutsu Hinoshita Torite Kaisan (竹内流柔術 日下捕手開山 )

Bokuden-ryu Kenjutsu ( 卜傳流剣術 )

Okinawa Go-jyu-ryu Bujutsu (沖縄剛柔流武術 )

Kiraku-ryu Jujutsu (気楽流柔術 )

Noda-ha Niten Ichi-ryu Kenjutsu (野田派二天一流剣術 )

Shingetu Muso Yanagi-ryu Ju-jutsu (心月無想柳流柔術 )

Tedo-ryu Naginata-jutsu (天道流薙刀術 )

Enshin-ryu Iai Suemono-giri Kenpo (円心流居合据物斬剣法 )

Kingai-ryu Karate Okinawa Kobujutsu (金硬流唐手沖縄古武術 )

Igaryu-ha Katsushin-ryu Ju-jutsu (為我流派勝新流柔術 )

Unko-ryu Kenjutsu (雲弘流剣術 )

Nito Shinkage-ryu Kusarigama-jutsu (二刀神影流鎖鎌術 )

Onoha Itto-ryu Kenjutsu (小野派一刀流剣術 )

Yagyu Shinkage-ryu Heiho Kenjutsu ( 柳生新陰流兵法剣術 )

Hasegawa-ryu Yawara-jutsu (長谷川流和術 )

Owari Kan-ryu So-jutsu (尾張貫流槍術 )

Shinto Muso-ryu Jojutsu (神道夢想流杖術)

Kanemaki-ryu Batto-jutsu (鐘捲流抜刀術 )

Daito-ryu Aiki-jujutu Takuma-kai (大東流合気柔術琢磨会)

Shojitsuken Rikata Ichiryu (初實剣理方一流剣術 )

Jiki Shinkage-ryu Naginata-jutsu (直心影流薙刀術 )

Kashima Shin-to-ryu Kenjutsu ( 鹿島新當流剣術 )

Yagyu Shingan-ryu Taijutsu (柳生心眼流體術 )

Shindo-munen-ryu Kenjutsu ( 神道無念流剣術 )

Wado-ryu Jujutu Kempo (和道流柔術拳法 )

Araki-ryu Gunyo Kobusoku (荒木流軍用小具足 )

Tenjin-Shinyo-ryu Jujutsu (天神真楊流柔術 )

Kashima Shinden Jiki Shingage-ryu (鹿島神傳直心影流 )

Tatsumi-ryu Heiho ( 立身流兵法 )

Morishige-ryu Ho-jutsu (森重流砲術)

Information sourced from Taisha-ryu Ryu-sen-kan Facebook page, Nippon Budokan HP, edited by the editorial team of Watch Modern Day Samurai Movies Online.

 

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Hyoho Taisha ryu held 2017 European seminar tour – Torino, Italy

Posted on January 06, 2018 by Watch Modern Day Samurai Movies Online editorial team | 0 Comments

On 11th and 12th November 2017 (Saturday and Sunday), Hyoho Taisha ryu Dojo Yatsushiro Ryu-sen-kan (兵法タイ捨流道場八代龍泉館 ) held a 2-days seminar in Torino, Italy.

It was the 4th seminar held in Torino and many participants from Italy, Austria, France, Switzerland and Bulgaria learnt skills from Master Takahiro Yamamoto, the head of the Dojo. Some participants traveled for 18 hours to join the seminar.

Participants leant basics and fundamentals of Taisha ryu, as well as body control drills based on Taisha ryu and Kobudo (Japanese traditional martial arts) concepts, which would have major effects on improving martial arts skills.

This blog The Way of Bushido will keep updating details of seminars in future. You may also keep eyes on the Facebook page of Italian seminar (Hyoho Taisha ryu Kenjutsu Europe).

Information sourced from Taisha-ryu Ryu-sen-kan Facebook page, edited by the editorial team of Watch Modern Day Samurai Movies Online.

Photographed by Taisha-ryu Ryu-sen-kan

Hyoho Taisha ryu held 2017 European seminar tour – Venice, Italy

Posted on January 05, 2018 by Watch Modern Day Samurai Movies Online editorial team | 0 Comments

On 5th November 2017 (Sunday), Hyoho Taisha ryu Dojo Yatsushiro Ryu-sen-kan (兵法タイ捨流道場八代龍泉館 ) held a seminar in Venice, Italy. It was the 3rd seminar held in Venice and large number of participants learnt skills from Master Takahiro Yamamoto, the head of the Dojo.

Various organizations in Hitoyoshi city, Yatsushiro city and Nishiki-machi in Japan, Kumamoto, such as Taisha ryu’s home towns provided supports to the European seminars, namely contributing some Japanese traditional gifts, providing great displays for the seminar and many more.

 錦町 (Nishiki-machi)
 https://www.facebook.com/town.nishiki/
青井阿蘇神社 (Aoi-Aso Shrine)
 https://www.facebook.com/%E5%9B%BD%E5%AE%9D-%E9%9D%92%E4%B…/
常楽酒造 (Joraku Shuzo - a sake brewery)
 https://www.facebook.com/joraku.shuzo/
○Slapstick - Photo
 https://www.facebook.com/slapstickphoto.Japan/
亀蛇商家 (Kida-shoka)
 https://www.facebook.com/trylife.fukushi
○HAPPY DROP
 https://www.facebook.com/HAPPYDR0P/

If you are interested in Japanese traditional Kenjutsu and live in Europe, you are encouraged to join this rare and great opportunity in coming years.

 This blog The Way of Bushido will keep updating details of seminars in future. You may also keep eyes on the Facebook page of Italian seminar (Hyoho Taisha ryu Kenjutsu Europe).

Information sourced from Taisha-ryu Ryu-sen-kan Facebook page, edited by the editorial team of Watch Modern Day Samurai Movies Online.

Photographed by Taisha-ryu Ryu-sen-kan

 

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The 8th Kashima Jingu Kobudo demonstration was held

Posted on October 15, 2017 by Watch Modern Day Samurai Movies Online editorial team | 0 Comments

On 8th October 2017 (Sunday), the 8th Kashima Jingu Hono embu (第8回 鹿島神宮奉納 日本古武道交流演武大会, a demonstration for dedication of the god) was held at the shrine located in Kashima-city, Ibaraki, Japan.

The event was held for ancient Japanese nation founding and martial arts god, Takemikazuchi-no-Okami (武甕槌大神). Traditional martial artists from 33 ryuha (martial arts groups) demonstrated their skills.

Demonstrating ryuha:

    1. Tenshin-shoden-katori-shinto-ryu Kenjutsu ( 天真正伝香取神道流剣術 )
    2. Takenouchi ryu Ju-jutsu Koshino mawari kobusoku竹内流柔術腰廻小具足
    3. Bokuden-ryu Kenjutsu ( 卜傳流剣術 )
    4. Okinawa Goju-ryu Bujutsu (沖縄剛柔流武術 )
    5. Heiho Niten Ichi-ryu Kenjutsu (兵法二天一流剣術)
    6. Hoki-ryu Iai-jutsu (伯耆流居合術 )
    7. Jigen-ryu Hyoho Kenjutsu ( 示現流兵法剣術 )
    8. Shingetu Muso Yanagi-ryu Ju-jutsu (心月無想柳流柔術 )
    9. Sekiguchi-ryu Batto-jutsu (関口流抜刀術 )
    10. Hozoin-ryu Takada-ha So-jutsu (宝蔵院流高田派槍術 )
    11. Hyoho Taisha-ryu (兵法タイ捨流)
    12. Chikubushima-ryu Bo-jutsu (竹生島流棒術 )
    13. Shingyou to ryu Kenjutsu (心形刀流剣術)
    14. Daito-ryu Aiki-jujutu Takuma-kai (大東流合気柔術 琢磨会)
    15. Yagyu Shinkage-ryu Heiho Kenjutsu ( 柳生新陰流兵法剣術 )
    16. Araki-ryu Kenpo (荒木流拳法 )
    17. Jiki Shinkage-ryu Naginata-jutsu (直心影流薙刀術 )
    18. Hasegawa-ryu Yawara-jutsu (長谷川流和術 )
    19. Tatsumi-ryu Heiho ( 立身流兵法 )
    20. Igaryu-ha Katsushin-ryu Ju-jutsu (為我流派勝新流柔術 )
    21. Yagyu Shingan-ryu Taijutsu (柳生心眼流體術 )
    22. Kurama-ryu Kenjutsu ( 鞍馬流剣術 )
    23. Tendo-ryu Naginata-jutsu (天道流薙刀術 )
    24. Tamiya-ryu Iai-jutsu (田宮流居合術 )
    25. Tenjin Shinyo-ryu Ju-jutsu (天神真楊流柔術 )
    26. Shindo-munen-ryu Kenjutsu ( 神道無念流剣術 )
    27. Muhi Muteki-ryu Jo-jutsu (無比無敵流杖術)
    28. Araki-ryu Gunyo Kobusoku (荒木流軍用小具足 )
    29. Tennenrishin-ryu Kenjutsu (天然理心流剣術 )
    30. Muso Jikiden Eishin-ryu Iai-jutsu (無雙直傳英信流居合術)
    31. Daito-ryu Aiki Jujutsu (大東流合気柔術)
    32. Hokushin-itto-ryu Kenjutsu ( 北辰一刀流剣術 )
    33. Kashima Shin-to-ryu Kenjutsu ( 鹿島新當流剣術 )

      Photos are demonstrations of Hyoho Taisha ryu Ryu-sen-kan(right: Master Tazoe, left: Inoue Shihan-dai)

      Information sourced from Taisha-ryu Ryu-sen-kan Facebook page, Nihon Budo kan, edited by the editorial team of Watch Modern Day Samurai Movies Online.

       

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      Kobudo demonstration event was held at Kumamoto castle

      Posted on October 15, 2017 by Watch Modern Day Samurai Movies Online editorial team | 0 Comments

      On 7th October 2017 (Saturday), a demonstration event of Japanese traditional martial arts (Kobudo) was held as a part of Kumamoto Castle autumn festival (秋のくまもとお城まつり), in Kumamoto, Japan. Martial artists of 17 martial arts groups belong to Kumamoto Ken Kobudo kai (熊本県古武道会 Kumamoto traditional Japanese martial arts association) demonstrated their skills.

      2 members from Italian training group of Hyoho Taisha ryu (兵法タイ捨流) also participated the event (left on the 1st and the 2nd photos).

      Information sourced from Taisha-ryu Ryu-sen-kan Facebook page, edited by the editorial team of Watch Modern Day Samurai Movies Online.

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      The 7th Itsukushima Shrine martial arts demonstration event was held

      Posted on August 27, 2017 by Watch Modern Day Samurai Movies Online editorial team | 0 Comments

      On 20th August 2017, the 7th Itsukushima-shrine martial arts demonstration (第六回 嚴島神社奉納 親と子の武道演武大会) was held at Itsukushima-jinja, Miyajima, Hiroshima Japan (広島県、嚴島神社、宮島).

      Various Kobudo or Koryu (古武道、古流 traditional style Japanese martial arts) ryuha from all over Japan got together at the shrine for this Hono embu (奉納演武、demonstration for dedication of the god) event.

      The aims of the event are interaction of three generations (parents, children and grandchildren) and succession between the generations.

      * Photos are demonstrations of Hyoho Taisha ryu Ryu-sen-kan(兵法タイ捨流龍泉館)

      Information sourced from Taisha-ryu Ryu-sen-kan Facebook page, edited by the editorial team of Watch Modern Day Samurai Movies Online.

       

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      The 30th Kumamoto Kobudo martial arts demonstration was held

      Posted on June 30, 2017 by Watch Modern Day Samurai Movies Online editorial team | 0 Comments

      On 21st May (Sunday) 2017, a demonstration event for Kumamoto Japanese traditional martial arts Association 30th year anniversary (熊本県古武道会30周年記念 八代演武大会) was held in Yatsushiro, Japan.

      The association has 23 ryuha members and 15 of them demonstrated their skill at Kagami Dojo in Yatsushiro city.

      The list of ryuha (流派, martial arts style):

      Hioki-ryu Yoshida-ha Kyujutsu (日置流吉田派弓術)

      Daito-ryu Aiki Ju-jutsu (大東流合気柔術)

      Hyoho Niten Ichi-ryu (兵法二天一流)

      Unko-ryu (雲弘流)

      Higo Koryu Naginata (肥後古流長刀)

      Hontai Yoshin-ryu Bujutsu (本體楊心流武術) 

      Mugai-ryu Iai Hyo-do (無外流居合兵道)

      Shiten-ryu Hoshino-ha Ju-jutsu(四天流星野派柔術)

      Hyoho Taisha-ryu Kenjutsu (兵法タイ捨流剣術)

      Shinto Muso-ryu Jojutsu (神道夢想流杖術)

      Sekiguchi-ryu Batto-jutsu (関口流抜刀術 )

      Taisha-ryu (タイ捨流)

      Hoki-ryu Kumagaya-ha Iai (伯耆流熊谷派居合)

      Hiokik-ryu Chikurin-ha Kyu-jutsu (日置流竹林派弓術)

      kenshin-ryu Jin-daiko (謙信流陣太鼓)

      Information sourced from Taisha-ryu Ryu-sen-kan Facebook page, edited by the editorial team of Watch Modern Day Samurai Movies Online.

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