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Samurai Sword Demonstration


Shinkendo (way of real or serious sword)

  • 5 aspects of Shinkendo will be demonstrated
  • Suburi
  • Goho (short forms)
  • Tanrengata (long forms)
  • Tameshigiriri (test cutti g with "live" (sharp) samurai sword)

Kendo (Way of sword/ "Sports" sword)

  • Kirikaeshi (warm up)
  • Basic sword strokes with armored participants
  • Jugeiko (Tournament sparring [match])
  • 2 Person kata (forms)

Demonstration performed by Dr. Birdsell's Samurai Arts School located at:
1319 5th Ave.
Moline, IL 61265
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