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sword-WA Kobudo study group

We hold weekly meeting in Katori shinto ryu Kobudo, an 900 year old art. The art form centres around the Japanese sword ( katana) and also includes other weapons, such as spear and staff, and non-weapon skills, etc. This is not a made up composite from karate and kendo or something like that, but a bonefide tradition.

The group consists of friendly people coming together to study and share a deep old tradition.

Training begins with a period of Zen meditation.

There are no age limits, though we don't recommend beginners be over 50 years of age. The only requirement is an ability to get on with others, listen to instruction and respect knowledge and tradition and the responsibilty that goes with that.

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sword-WA Kobudo study group location Map
Jizoan Zen Centre, 5 burridge way hamilton hill
Perth, WA-6163
Phone: 000 0000

Martial Art Styles

The following Martial Arts Styles are offered at sword-WA Kobudo study group:

  • Aiki Jitsu (Aikijutsu)
  • Aikido
  • Iaido
  • Jiu-Jitsu (Jujutsu/Jujitsu)
  • Kobudo
  • Katori Shinto Ryu Mochizuki ha

Programs & Class Schedule

A typical training morning begins with Zen meditation followed by a warm up period and then basic instruction. Kobudo is not a sport, there is NO competition component, it is not like Kendo.
There are two types of practice, alone and partnered. There is no competition or free style. Strategy is taught through traditional forms. Wooden swords, spears etc are used in partnered exercises, while metal ones are used alone in solo practice.

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