This is important to understand when practicing historical or classical martial arts. Although the sword is not part of everyday life and death struggle the ideas of the true swordsman are universal to become better humans and increasing the quality of our lives.

Even though swordsmen are antiquated, the mindset of one is not.

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ラジカスキー真照

館長

Saneteru Radzikowski is the head sword instructor of Shinkan-ryū Kenpō. He lives and teaches Iaijutsu and Kenjutsu from Nara, Japan.

Saya no uchi

I train to strike correctly. I perform keiko to understand the angles of my sword....

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Four Enemies

Four Friends. Four Enemies. One morning while on alms rounds the Buddha gave a heap...

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Shu-ha-ri Budo Learning

Shu-ha-ri 守破離 is an essential concept in traditional learning. It is the fundamental master-disciple relationship...
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The Old Is Not Distant

This is important to understand when practicing historical or classical martial arts. Although the sword...

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