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    Woot! Found a Koryu style Kenjutsu "near" me! : D

    Its not that it has to be a Koryu style I just need a Kenjutsu style training. I was pointed to them being told that they are Kenjutsu and due to my limited understand of what Kenjutus is - outside of being a umbrella term- I am looking for a combat style of sword training. Not to mis-represent...
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    Woot! Found a Koryu style Kenjutsu "near" me! : D

    http://www.blackbeltsforchrist.com/classes.htm That is the only Koryu dojo I have found at all in the entire state of Florida. Hopefully their not full of it.
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    Woot! Found a Koryu style Kenjutsu "near" me! : D

    Well- It's the best to what I have been able to find so I'm happy considering. Thanks for the heads up on what i'm really walkin into but I think I'll stick with this for now until I can find a kenjutsu at sometime in my life!
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    Woot! Found a Koryu style Kenjutsu "near" me! : D

    Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu Thoughts? LDH
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    Mukushin-Ryu Kenjutsu-BS or ?

    Sooooo happeh! Gonna try the PM from the E-Budo site- thanks guys!
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    Mukushin-Ryu Kenjutsu-BS or ?

    Movin aint out of my ball park it's just finding a school thats gonna be within my assigned troop. I was just hopin to stay somewhat backyard for the time bein until I get assigned. I'll give both above mentioned schools a contact and go from there! Frickin love this community- thanks again guys
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    Mukushin-Ryu Kenjutsu-BS or ?

    Hey Chris- to respond about the link on Yagyu Shinkage Ryu is that the head instructor for that ,Sensei Dave Walters, unfortunantly moved to Atlanta,Georgia due to a better job offer. I have been unable to get into any sort of reliable contact with those that remain of that school in St. Pete...
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    Mukushin-Ryu Kenjutsu-BS or ?

    J- I'm just hoping to dodge on wastin time on something that aint gonna be of any real trainin. I haven't got many options for sword styles in my area so i'm hoping to avoid a mcdojo if that is what this school is http://www.rising-sun-dojo.com/mukushin.aspx
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    Need helping finding a Japanese Jiu-Jitsu school in Brandon,Florida

    Thanks guys! @Blindside- yeah I ran across that in a search at one point and was told to be wary of the guys from my friends in the martial arts community that have been in it alot longer than I have. So I'm on tip-toes about that school in paticular @Chris- Thanks again man- invaluable- that...
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    Mukushin-Ryu Kenjutsu-BS or ?

    I aint got the slighest idea to tell on the authenticity of a Kenjutsu school seeing as I have never been in the art itself of any sort. I'm wondering if anyone is able to give me their opinion upon the style/school itself? My searches online about it are extremely vague. Thanks! LDH
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    Need helping finding a Japanese Jiu-Jitsu school in Brandon,Florida

    I'm holding out hope that someone is able to figure it out better than I can. I am swarmed by BJJ in my area and when I type in different manners of jiu jitsu I get much much further away from my home base. I did find a judo school in my immediate area but i'm hoping that someone has a stephen...
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    Wing Chun or Northern Style Praying Mantis- ???

    Hey everyone, I'm a current student of the Mike Foster Yoshukai Karate and I am wanting to branch towards a Chinese style of martial arts in a few years. I'm not someone that just jumps into something without some serious consideration and after looking around in my area I came across...
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    Terribly new to this direction of training- need help if anyone can!

    Thanks everyone for the feed back- extremely appreciated!
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    Uselessness of kata in the real world!

    Kata's are not designed to be beautiful, their designed to teach you. And their usefullness? Simply put if you practice the movements within a kata over and over again you retain muscle memory. Therefore your body will just react to whatever it has coming its direction. If you -think- in a fight...
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    Terribly new to this direction of training- need help if anyone can!

    @Ken- Thanks for the link! Correct me if im wrong in my reading but is kendo more of a sport? I have a kendo dojo at the USF facility @Bill- when I lived in Ishikawa City in Okinawa I became fascinated with not only the over all culture of the place but when I took a hop to mainland Japan I saw...
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    Terribly new to this direction of training- need help if anyone can!

    I've recently started looking for a Kenjutsu(?)-ryu for training. I'm well aware that there are multiple types of ryu out there but i'm at a lost to understand the difference. Theres a ryu in St. Petersburg, Florida but thats a horrible drive for me : ( Going back to previously said about other...
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    Hello from Tampa, Florida

    Hi yall, Names Logan and I currently live in Tampa, Florida (sadly) ^.^ I've trained in MCMAP while I was in although I am hardly a fan of its use. I've currently resumed training in Yoshukai Karate and hope to stick with it till I buy the farm :D Happy I found this site and hope to...
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