Sessions Week of January 24

  We had three sessions this week, each focusing on a different aspect of Meifu Shinkage Ryu. The main theme was "flow". Monday January 25 (1 hour session) We studied fundo kusarijutsu, going through several of the shodan kata. Particular attention was paid to the fluency of the techniques, not too fast or too slow, thus making sure that each technique transitioned correctly into the next. Tuesday January 26 (2 hour session) Shuriken-jutsu, with focus on handgrip, and shomenuchi using a shorter technique with lots of snap and brush. Some of the shuriken almost penetrated the double layer of puzzle mat. Saturday January 30 (2 hour session) All shodan waza for kusarijutsu and shurikenjutsu. Flow, footwork, as well as hip movement were studied.  
  • If you are interested in participating in our MSR workshop on March 5, 2016 in Prince Albert, please check the details here.
  • On May 28 & 29, 2016, Filip Bartos from Czech Republic will organize a seminar in which we may add a little bit of MSR training as well.

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