Tag Archives: Bojutsu Kata Series

Shūshi no Kun Shō (Bojutsu Kata Series)

When searching Youtube for “Shushi no Kon Sho”, there are literally hundreds of search results where people perform this kata. You should really try it NOW and watch some of the examples first. It is clear they belong to various schools, … Continue reading

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Choun no Kon – (Bojutsu Kata Series)

Chōun no Kon is currently  handed down in the Taira Shinken lineage kobudō. The homonymous Chōun no Kon handed down in the Matayoshi lineage kobudō, although having the pronunciation, is written with different Japanese characters and it is a different … Continue reading

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Shiramachi nu Kun (Bojutsu Kata Series)

Name Shiramachi nu Kun is pronounced Shiromatsu no Kon in standard Japanese. Nagamine Shōshin is said to have referred to it as Hakushō no Kon, but Shiromatsu no Kun is the standard pronunciation used today. Regardless of the pronunciation it … Continue reading

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Ufugusuku nu Kun 大城の棍 (Bojutsu Kata Series)

Ufugusuku nu Kun is a kata devised by Ōshiro Chōjo (1887-1935) in order to teach budō at the Okinawa Prefectural Teachers‘ College (Okinawa-ken Shihan Gakkō) and the Industrial School (Kōgyō-gakkō). In the prewar years, Chōjo together with Yabiku Mōden was considered the … Continue reading

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