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    How have you learned the practical use of a katana?

    Sorry for coming back to thread late, life etc All are great responses and are exactly what I needed to read, quite frankly. Thanks for the response. To be honest it was a silly question: "Excuse me, this art you learn which is the oldest martial way of using a katana in Japan... this style...
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    How have you learned the practical use of a katana?

    Thanks sincerely for responses. Very much appreciated. 1) Absolutely, sword-fighting is completely archaic. Doesn't mean people can't be fascinated and still want to learn the art and the mental and spiritual lessons as a hobby. Also helps the art to live on and pass to future generations 2)...
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    How have you learned the practical use of a katana?

    I'm keen to read about people's stories as to why and how they have gone about learning to use a katana, to help guide my own journey. I'd like to offer my own opinion on some martial arts I have tried and how I think I might become proficient at using a katana. Any input would be sincerely...
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    Requesting a martial art to compliment Hyoho Niten Ichi Ryu

    Thanks all for the replies. Really appreciate getting feedback from people with any experience in koryu really. Yeah it's a frustrating situation for me. HNIR really clicks in terms of what I was looking for in a martial art, but the classes are very infrequent (usually once every other week...
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    Requesting a martial art to compliment Hyoho Niten Ichi Ryu

    Hi there, I'm a first time poster who has recently embarked on the journey to find my martial art and would really appreciate some advice. I'm lucky to have an accredited dojo nearby which teaches HNIR kenjutsu. I've been trying many different katana-based martial arts recently and am happy to...
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