I appreciate the interest. I hope you will be able to attend a seminar at our dojo later in the future then.
To add on to my previous post:
Also, absolutely no video cameras, or video phones are allowed. Still photos are allowed but no flash pictures allowed during weapons techniques...
I am pleased to announce that we will have Don Angier soke of Yanagi Ryu Aiki Bugei here at Boston Samurai Arts on June 20th & 21th (Saturday & Sunday).
Don Angier is renowned for his skill and abilities in Aikijujutsu and Kenjutsu that come from Yanagi Ryu Aiki Bugei.
The old classical arts of Japanese swordsmanship are so deep and sophisticated that it has to be learned under a certified or qualified sensei. Even training under a sensei's supervision and guidance, it is still difficult to aquire and grasp the subtleties involved. It's already difficult...
If you really want the formal instruction, you will find a way to get it. Some travel great distances to train a JSA. Few people are lucky to be living in the area where there is legitimate JSA training. Good luck.
During our noto, the mune is just riding over the koiguchi. The blade is edge up the whole time. Because we aren't feeling the blade with our fingers or skin, one develops a sensitivity to the blade's relation to the saya during the sliding of the mune on the koiguchi til the tip...
This is how we noto. My sensei noto several times here.
Also note that for our ryu, Nami Ryu Aiki Heiho, we avoid finger and skin contact with the blade during noto. It takes quite a bit of practice to get this down.
Despite it looks simple, there is alot of subtlety involved. This...
Nami Ryu seminar in Fort Washington, PA on Oct. 27th & 28th, 2007 (Sat. & Sun.)
The training will cover Kenjutsu and Aikijujutsu. If you have no experience but are interested Japanese swordsmanship this is also the best way to get started...
Samurai Martial Arts Seminar
Jujutsu and Aiki Jujutsu
With James Williams Sensei
Learn Principles and Techniques of the Samurai warriors of Ancient Japan that will add to and enhance your martial art and your life.
The Samurai derived their Strategy and Principles from the study of the...
Once a week at Dojo Of The Four Winds with James Williams Sensei will still be good. Although attending all classes would be better, but if once a week is all you got then just go that day. As for his Saturday 7-10am classes, that seem to be a great day to go since he's going...
Just to update everyone that the Boston Samurai Arts dojo have relocated to:
123 Terrace St. Unit #B
Boston, MA 02120
Class schedule remains the same:
Fridays 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Sundays 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Kenjutsu (sword arts)
Iaijutsu (draw cutting arts)
Aikijujutsu (empty hand...
Thanks Paul. I'm aware he is from Canada from reading his post. Not all seminars are convienantly located in one's area. But some find it worth while to make long journeys for the knowledge and training.
We had a couple gentlemen who travelled from Canada to Nami Ryu seminars in...