2017-2018 MSR-MJER Japanese Sword Intensive Course
Here is an invitation to expand your knowledge of one of the highest levels of Iaido in the world! This level is rarely seen, much less taught to the average Iaido practitioner. And to make it even more unique, the course is a comparison of the two major styles of Iaido that commonly practice it today. I am excited to be beginning this new intensive series on the Japanese Sword on the Okuden level of both the Muso Shinden Ryu and the Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu! These two styles are two of the major styles of Iaido! This is an instructional series covering the complete kata of the Muso Shinden Ryu and Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu, step by step, while exploring and explaining the differences between the two styles. Each month I will cover 2 core kata and their applications from each style along with multiple variations.
For Example: Lesson 1, Yukitsure, the first standing kata, has 3 different methods of stepping! The core has an avoiding step but there are also standing ground and entering steps! There are also 7 different methods of executing Yukitsure.
Kasumi, the first squatting kata, can be done is several directions while pointing out the hidden movements in the sweeping sword along with applying the technique from a standing position.
The entire series will contain:
Complete step by step instruction of all 21 Kata in both styles of Okuden.
Comparison, Kata by Kata, of these 2 major styles.
In depth look at all sword kihon. Ex. essential points (“SECRETS”) of the draw, cut, raising the sword, blood shaking and closing!
All 10 of the Nihon Kendo Kata along with advanced tachi and kodachi waza
Quick draw drills, to speed up the draw!
Won’t you join me for this exciting year of training! The training is open to all regardless of style or experience. Don’t worry about kneeling or squatting if you have any physical problems! I will teach alternate methods of applying the kata maintaining their original intention from standing or light squatting positions.
This series will be offered at 2 different locations:
Karate Quest begins November 11, 2017
78 Front St Suite 74B, Port Jervis, NY 12771
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Crosswinds Karate Kai begins December 16, 2017
61 N Wyoming St, Hazleton, PA
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Monthly fee is $50. Please click on location of interest to register, pay and reserve your space!
P.S. Space is limited so reserve yours ASAP! Please call if you have any questions. 570-226-3405
If you have to miss it, don't miss the VIDEOS!
Each Lesson 2+ hours of Japanese Sword-lifetime skills
For those of you who cannot make it to the seminar, but would like to take advantage of this opportunity, I am making available a fully chaptered, 2 disc set of DVDs for each lesson! Each lesson will contain over 2+ hours of instruction. You can follow along in the comfort of your home.
The cost is $44.95 + $3.95 S&H US. Outside the US please $14 S&H. You can PayPal me at firstname.lastname@example.org send check or call to arrange a credit card payment. 570-226-3405
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