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Yonegawa no Kon and the Western bayonet rifle

It would be a mere rethorical question to ask if historical Ryūkyūan combative methods were influenced by the outside world. Notwithstanding, somehow this seems to be a weird question. One of the persistent beliefs making Ryūkyūan combative methods so likable … Continue reading

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Yonegawa no Kon – sort of…

he bōjutsu called Yonegawa no Kon 米川の棍 emphasizes left-sided cudgel techniques. That’s why it is also called Hidari-bō 左棒, i.e. left-sided cudgel. Left sided means that here in the regular posture the left foot and left hand is in front, … Continue reading

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