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Masa Yume, A Dream Come True culture May 04, 2015

Kyoei no Kamae 虚影の構え. The feeling is of one showing 突きor opening to the opponent with either the left or right shoulder.

We began this training this spring at Sensei’s request.

 

 

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Introduction to Tessenjutsu technique Dec 17, 2014

At our Dojo, we began Tessenjutsu in September, 2014. Our goal is to complete the Kamae Kihon and Kata by January, 2015. To help support this training and make it more comprehensive, I’ve written this article as an introduction to this commonly misunderstood weapon.

It was previously...

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Kukishin Ryu, Sweden 2014 events Apr 22, 2014

 

Adam Mitchell of the Jinenkan Kōsei Gōgi Dōjō will be teaching on June 27th, 28th and 29th the art of Kukishin Ryū Dakentaijutsu, 九鬼神流打拳体術 along with Rico Van Veenendaal of the Jinenkan Mononofu Dojo who will be teaching Kukishin Ryū Kodachijutsu, 脇差術. Please be sure to visit and support...

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On The Difference articles culture Mar 17, 2014

This weekend, I overheard a local martial arts guru discuss with a kind man the difference between the martial art he studied and the one I study. I usually don't dabble in this type of talk, but there was a sincere curiosity from the man's question so I felt obligated to offer some honest...

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Enbu Article, Providence Journal events Jul 23, 2013

The 2013 Newport Black Ships Festival was a great success. As always, we were happy to train alongside our fellow martial artists as well as enjoy the beautiful music and good food being served throughout the day. Finally, some good Japanese curry! Following is a link to a piece put into the...

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On Maki Agi technique the dojo Jul 13, 2013

There’s two new blocks of concrete hanging around the Dojo right now. Actually, there is going to be quite a few over the next few months as I build by hand each piece of training equipment for Hojo undō. Hojo undō (補助運動) is a Japanese term, translated as “supplementary...

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Translation of Ninjutsu no Gokui. A Book Review reviews Jul 10, 2013

Before I get into my thoughts about this book let me just be very clear that the author of this translation, Eric Shahan is a friend and colleague. When I first heard about this project I was super excited as I own an original version of this book and have never seen a translation of it. That...

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Tape Whatever Is Broken culture Jul 06, 2013

The Dōjō is a place you can come to when your life is over crowded. But it's no get away. There is no cold drink cooler, no candy machine, nobody to pat your bottom and tell you how hard you work. It's a Dōjō.

There are no lies here. It's hot as hell in the summer, cold as ice in the winter....

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An Embodiment of Teaching Martial Arts culture May 23, 2013

“Kata is an embodiment of teaching, therefore it should be learned correctly without preconception. Kata is also like a “container,” with which we pass its “contents called Ryuha” from teachers to learners strictly. After having instructed the teaching, we can throw...

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Mario DeMol at Kōsei Gōgi Dōjō events Dec 06, 2012

A Review of the Kotō Ryū and Jinen Ryū Iai no Maki workshop with Mario DeMol.
Once again, Belgian Dojocho and senior student to Manaka Unsui Sensei visited New York to teach at the Jinenkan Kosei Gogi Dojo. Mario Sensei had just returned to Europe after spending two weeks in Japan and was back on...

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On Kata technique Oct 24, 2012

There sure is alot of discussion about ‘form.’ It seems that this discussion is really centered around the varying training methods of instructors in the Bujinkan Dojo. I really don’t see instructors from the Jinenkan or the Genbukan jumping into the ring on this debate.

These...

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Still pulling sand from my ears events Aug 01, 2012

“Last weekend I was honored to be able to learn from Adam Mitchell sensei in Milwaukee. I am very impressed with the dedication to this art as presented by Adam Sensei. I know in my heart that he is teaching what was taught to him, and to the generations of teachers before him. 

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