Striking with the Katana: What is the Monouchi?

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Striking with the Katana: What is the Monouchi?

Please enjoy this budo video lesson about the monouchi and striking in iaido/iaijutsu

By |2018-09-26T19:06:47+00:00September 26th, 2018|Bujutsu, Lesson, Video|4 Comments

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Steven lives and breathes in Japan where he heads the sword school of Shinkan-ryū Kenpō.


  1. Miguel September 28, 2018 at 3:07 am

    Great video, interesting information.

  2. Andrew September 29, 2018 at 7:07 am

    Thank you for this, Steven-Sensei. It’s good to be aware of what part of the sword I’m actually supposed to hit with. Charlie-san also reminds me of the value of aiming for an actual target–even if it’s just one I’m visualizing.

  3. Miguel September 29, 2018 at 11:40 am

    I agree with Andrew, being able to properly visualize the partner is very important when it comes to proper striking, sometimes we lack of an adequeate idea of where should we aim to strike so thanks Steven sensei and thanks Charlie san for risking his life in the process of helping us learn

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