japanese martial arts

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    Karate in Los Angeles

    Best Karate Classes Los Angeles What it says on the tin. I am looking for good, quality Karate in Los Angeles, no McDojos! I am asking on here because oftentimes when it comes to traditional arts there are some amazing teachers and classes that arent on yelp or google. But if they are, thats...
  2. Kyokushin_1054

    Free Kyokushin Karate Lesson

    Hey guys. I recently spent 5 months creating a project which I have been wanting to make for a while: 8 Kyokushin Karate lesson videos broken down into 6 aspects of kyokushin karate that I believe are important to learn. In my videos I try to not just quickly cover each technique with flashy 10...
  3. Inyokai Dojo

    Hyoho Niten Ichi Ryu European Seminar

    Hello to everyone! Hoping to do something nice, I just wanted to point out that for the first time, the European seminar of Hyoho Niten Ichi Ryu will be held in Italy, in Foligno, from 8 to 12 August 2018, under the guidance of Takanori Kajiya, 12th soke. The Hyoho Niten Ichi Ryu is a kenjutsu...
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    2020 Olympics: Possible platform for Japanese Martial Arts?

    Since the 2020 Olympics will take place in Tokyo, Japan, how should Japanese Martial Arts be represented there?
  5. Aiki Lee

    Bokken, bokuto, or both?

    Hey, I have always been under the impression that bokken and bokuto are interchangeable terms, and that both are correct. Recently I have heard that bokuto is actually the preferred terminology in Japan. So I have some questions specifically to those who train in sword arts or in Japan. 1...
  6. Aiki Lee

    Custom Sword Recommendations

    Hey Kenjutsu / iaijutsu practitioners, I am saving up for a custom made katana and stumbled across Swords of Northshire Is anyone familiar with their products? I would like something that is appropriate for cutting and iaijutsu practice, and they seem to have a good reputation online. If anyone...