Tag Archives: Hama Higa no Sai

Classical Saijutsu on the “Bozooka”

Here I’d like to introduce the practice of classical saijutsu on my “Bozooka”. But first, a few words on the sai itself. During the latter part of the Ryūkyū kingdom, sai were carried by medium to higher level police commissioner called … Continue reading

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Die Herkunft des Saijutsu von Hama Higa

Anmerkung: Dies ist meine Übersetzung eines um 1970 von Taira Shinken verfassten Artikels, der in der erweiterten und verbesserten Ausgabe des Ryūkyū Kobudō Taikan (1997, S. 183-84, Hrsg. Inoue Kishō) posthum abgedruckt wurde. Obwohl die erwähnten Personen und Vorkommnisse alle historisch … Continue reading

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Taira Shinken: Ryukyu Kobudo Taikan, 1964

This work was privately published in Tokyo in 1964 in small quantities meant for the members of the association only. As a contemporary witness it includes a large number of photographs of Taira Shinken himself performing different Kata, as well … Continue reading

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