Category Archives: Hachiman-ryu

The Tradition of the Millipede – Mugai’s deep secret

In Mugai-ryū, “The Tradition of the Millipede” is an ancient catalogue of 40 indispensable recommendations of how to practice the swordmanship of this style. Below in the graphic is #1. Another and better translation is “In practice your heart and … Continue reading

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March 04, 2011, Migi Ren-tachi during daily practice with Hamamoto Hisao Sensei

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Studying sword fittings at Hamamoto Sensei’s home, February 24, 2011

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Studying sword fittings at Hamamoto Sensei’s home, February 24, 2011

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The monthly Battokai at Okinawa Prefectural Budokan

I started training with Hamamoto Sensei in November 2010 and continued until March 2012. That is, I trained with him while living on Okinawa. For periods it was daily training, sometimes less when I got too busy otherwise. Often Tajima … Continue reading

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On Jiryō no Kon

id you ever hear people say “One Kata is enough for a lifetime.” I agree. There was this idea that emerged over time. It had several insights at its basis, insights earned by sweat, pain and blood. For one, I noticed … Continue reading

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