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NINJA SWORD FIGHTING And the essential postures and movements with MATS HJELM. These “Kamae” is not simply a static posture you can learn from looking at a picture. Each Kamae is studied by practicing the whole movement. All Kamae have a complete technique from start to finish connected to it. The whole technique becomes the Kamae and help us understand the posture better.

Hatsumi Sōke taught us these Kamae very often without telling us what it was. He often started the Sunday morning class by taking a sword and teach one of these Kamae without explaining the origins of the technique. I as most others (I think) thought he just did something random without deeper thought behind it. I soon found out that I was wrong, it was these Kamae he was showing us. It was Ninja Happo-biken from Togakure-ryu.

This video covers Kamae no Kata, the postures and movements of traditional sword fighting techniques of Togakure-ryu.

忍者八方秘剣構 NINJA HAPPO BIKEN KAMAE
Each technique is demonstrated and explained from different camera angles. The instructions are in English.

一之構 ICHI NO KAMAE
正眼之構 SEIGAN NO KAMAE
中段之構 CHŪDAN NO KAMAE
下段之構 GEDAN NO KAMAE
棟水之構 TŌSUI NO KAMAE
八相之構 HASSŌ NO KAMAE
霞之構 KASUMI NO KAMAE
刀匿礮姿 TŌTOKU HYŌSHI

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These spear techniques of Kukishin-ryu is a follow up on the old Sojutsu Kaisetsu Kata with Mats Hjelm released 16 years ago. This video covers Gokui Kata, the second level of traditional spear fighting techniques of Kukishin-ryu.

Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu and Stick Fighting

Bonus stick fighting video

At the last hour on the last day we finished off the training where the participants showed a Taijutsu technique of their choice, and Mats showed how the technique could be done with the Hanbo (stick fighting). This footage is not included in any of the download videos, it is only available at our Bitchute channel (download it for free from there). Create an account on Bitchute and subscribe to our channel.

Gekkan is a technique from Shindenfudo-ryu in the Bujinkan Dojo, it is also included in the Yudansha book on page 130. Here is a variation on this technique demonstrated by the author of this book.

Promo video for YUDANSHA the Bujinkan Dojo Budo Taijutsu Black Belt Guide available from http://YudanshaBook.com

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