Telephone: 613-532-9159
E-mail: jamie@tigersdenjiu-jitsu.com
2300 Princess Street (YGK Combatives Group), Kingston, Ont.

Hyoho Niten Ichi-ryu Kenjutsu

Koketsu Kai - Tiger's Den Martial Arts

Kenjutsu

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WHAT IS KENJUTSU?

Kenjutsu

Kenjutsu is the umbrella term for all (koryu) schools of Japanese swordsmanship, in particular those that predate the Meiji Restoration. The modern styles of kendo and iaido that were established in the 20th century included modern form of kenjutsu in their curriculum, too. Kenjutsu, which originated with the samurai class of feudal Japan, means "the method, technique or the art of the sword." This is opposed to kendo, which means "the way of the sword"

Specifically the style of kenjutsu we teach, Hyoho Niten Ichi-ryu, is that developed by Miyamoto Musashi in the early 1600s. This style teaches techniques for the Tachi or long sword/katana, Kodachi or short sword/ wakizashi and Nito or two swords (one long sword and one short sword).

The number of forms or Seiho is small and learning the basics is easy. Perfecting the forms/seiho on the other hand can take a lifetime. Students begin by learning the twelve long sword forms, than the seven short sword forms and finally the Nito or two sword forms.


CLASS TIMES AND COST

Friday 9:00pm to 10:00pm
Sunday 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Ages +14

$60.00/month
($100.00/Month if combined with our jiu-jitsu program!).

(We offer a one month risk free trial period!)


KENJUTSU SYLLABUS

Kenjutsu

Kenjutsu

Kenjutsu
Tachi Seiho - Twelve techniques with long sword:
Sassen
Hasso Hidari
Hasso Migi
Uke Nagashi Hidari
Uke Nagashi Migi
Moji Gamae
Haritsuke
Nagashi Uchi
Tora Buri
Kazuki
Aisen Uchidome
Amashi Uchi

Kodachi Seiho - Seven techniques with a short sword:
Sassen
Chudan
Uke Nagashi
Moji Gamae
Haritsuke
Nagashi Uchi
Aisen

Nito Seiho - Five techniques with two swords:
Chudan
Jodan
Gedan
Hidari Waki Gamae
Migi Waki Gamae


Telephone: 613-532-9159
E-mail: jamie@tigersdenjiu-jitsu.com
2300 Princess Street (YGK Combatives Group), Kingston, Ont.