In Meiji Park there is a demonstration of Kobudo or classical martial arts. It is the Meiji Jingu Enbu is held each year on November 3rd, a national holiday to celebrate Culture. This is the full version movie.
The school of swordmanship known as Tenshin Shōden Katori Shintō-ryū is at the Shinbukan Dōjō in Narita City with instruction lead by Ōtake Risuke Shihan. It is the first martial arts school to be designated an intangible cultural asset in Japan.
We are pleased to announce our new and updated movie catalog for 2017 is available for download. Keep it on your phone as a reference guide.
A video clip from Fighting Sticks of Arnis featuring the grandmaster Bobby Taboada. This is part of an interview filmed in the island of Negros where Bobby Taboada talks about his childhood on the streets of Cebu city and how he started training in Arnis and the Balintawak style.
We thought we would share with you this artwork design from our Japanese distributor for the Art of the Japanese Sword. The design is for the DVD box and is a good example of how the Japanese work with graphics and design. They really do pack a lot of information on the DVD box and it’s…
We rarely feature outside content but a new book release by Alexander Bennett is very news-worthy. Kendo: Culture of the Sword brings to life the history of Japanese swordmanship in a way that only Professor Bennett can.
A two part series on the history of budo by Professor Takashi Uozumi. You can download the artwork covers here.
Part two commences at the dawn of the Meiji Restoration as a more progressive society questioned the usefulness of traditional Bujutsu.