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Japan April 2017

  Training at Musashi-zuka Budojo with Heijima Masanobu Sensei   Miyamoto Musashi tomb Bojutsu Bojutsu Training       Fukuoka Budokan   Enjoying Sakura (cherry blossom)              
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Miyamoto Musashi Dokkodo (The way of walking alone)

Miyamoto Musashi Life Principles “1. Accept everything just the way it is. 2. Do not seek pleasure for its own sake. 3. Do not, under any circumstances, depend on a partial feeling. 4. Think lightly of yourself and deeply of the world. 5. Be detached from desire your whole life long. 6. Do not regret…
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Iaidō classes

Iaidō classes Iaidō is the Japanese martial art of drawing the sword from its sheath, striking, and re-sheathing. Practitioners train to respond immediately to an unexpected attack; however, the focus is on individual forms and rarely involves an opponent or partner. Iaidō classes are taught as part of an ancient heritage from a particular school,…
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Daitō ryū Aikibudo classes

Daitō ryū Aikibudo classes In the 9th Century, Emperor Seiwa ensured that his army and private guard were trained as highly skilled combatants. The lineage of classical Daitō ryū Aikibudo classes taught by Shihan Medhat Darwish extends to the martial art practice in which these samourai engaged. Within those ranks, the samourai Minamoto Yoshimitsu advanced…
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