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  Topic: anyone have a authentic katana?
Bladeswinger

Replies: 44
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PostForum: Arms and Armor   Posted: Sat Apr 04, 2009 1:46 am   Subject: anyone have a authentic katana?

< Tone it down> LOL < insult>? Respect is earned not just given.And you are? Carlo and Mike have known me for years and know I am not insulting them.I have a great deal of respect for b ...
  Topic: anyone have a authentic katana?
Bladeswinger

Replies: 44
Views: 27173

PostForum: Arms and Armor   Posted: Sat Apr 04, 2009 1:41 am   Subject: anyone have a authentic katana?
Damn, I think I'm gonna create some organizations and award myself all sorts of high-falutin' ranks and titles. Smile


Geez Tony,Now you tell me,If I had known I could have done it that way it would ...
  Topic: anyone have a authentic katana?
Bladeswinger

Replies: 44
Views: 27173

PostForum: Arms and Armor   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2009 2:15 pm   Subject: anyone have a authentic katana?
The first quote was not from me.
The first quote was not a reply to you.

Hanshi Dr. Philip M Scudier PhD Martial Arts Philosophy and Martial Arts Science
President Kenjutsu International Assoc ...
  Topic: anyone have a authentic katana?
Bladeswinger

Replies: 44
Views: 27173

PostForum: Arms and Armor   Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2009 2:05 pm   Subject: anyone have a authentic katana?
Bladeswinger, tone it down. There is no need to get insulting.

Last I checked, bushido included respect for both those who came before and those who practice with us today. Is it really best prac ...
  Topic: anyone have a authentic katana?
Bladeswinger

Replies: 44
Views: 27173

PostForum: Arms and Armor   Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2009 1:58 pm   Subject: anyone have a authentic katana?
smiths made them for a purpose.
Yes, they did. That purpose was to kill people. As we no longer use them for that purpose, then the decision to use one or not would be entirely up to each individua ...
  Topic: anyone have a authentic katana?
Bladeswinger

Replies: 44
Views: 27173

PostForum: Arms and Armor   Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2009 5:23 am   Subject: anyone have a authentic katana?


I am Joshua Badgley, one of the moderators. And you are?

Respect may be earned, but courtesy should be common.

As for the insults and toning it down, yes: it is nice that you and Carlo and ...
  Topic: anyone have a authentic katana?
Bladeswinger

Replies: 44
Views: 27173

PostForum: Arms and Armor   Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2009 6:15 am   Subject: anyone have a authentic katana?


< use them for mere fun > .

Apologize Bladeswinger, not intended to you.

If I remember correctly Bladeswinger has trained
enough to even need no blade at all to knock down a
thief, ...
  Topic: anyone have a authentic katana?
Bladeswinger

Replies: 44
Views: 27173

PostForum: Arms and Armor   Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2009 6:00 am   Subject: anyone have a authentic katana?
Bladeswinger, tone it down. There is no need to get insulting.

Last I checked, bushido included respect for both those who came before and those who practice with us today. Is it really best prac ...
  Topic: anyone have a authentic katana?
Bladeswinger

Replies: 44
Views: 27173

PostForum: Arms and Armor   Posted: Sat Mar 21, 2009 5:13 am   Subject: anyone have a authentic katana?
Even though I studied Kenjutsu for a few years, I refuse to use a shinken. I have seen so many stories of the saya splitting and a thumb getting removed. I have also personally seen kenjutsu and iaido ...
  Topic: anyone have a authentic katana?
Bladeswinger

Replies: 44
Views: 27173

PostForum: Arms and Armor   Posted: Sat Mar 14, 2009 2:04 pm   Subject: anyone have a authentic katana?
Tsubame,

< use them for mere fun > Because, doing iai kata with a beautiful 30 inch, 400 year old sword IS fun.... and then some.... especially when it all "clicks"...and thats the ...
  Topic: Kenjutsu Seminar
Bladeswinger

Replies: 1
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PostForum: Martial Arts   Posted: Sun Aug 10, 2008 8:21 am   Subject: Delaware budokan to host seminar
The seminar was well attended and very succsessful.
To read about it and see photos please go to
http://kenjutsukai.tripod.com KIAI online mag
  Topic: Training in Serbia
Bladeswinger

Replies: 1
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PostForum: Martial Arts   Posted: Mon May 05, 2008 8:40 pm   Subject: Training in Serbia
I want to mention, if you want to see pics of the trip, etc go to:

http://kenjutsukai.tripod.com
on line mag recent edition.

There is also a story about me being inducted into thre USA Marti ...
  Topic: Training in Serbia
Bladeswinger

Replies: 1
Views: 5391

PostForum: Martial Arts   Posted: Mon May 05, 2008 8:20 pm   Subject: Training in Serbia
I just got back from 6 days in Serbia. I did 4 seminars in 2 cities and was interviewed by 2 TV stations, a radio station and a martial arts magazine. I got to meet and visit with several leading mart ...
  Topic: Kenjutsu Seminar
Bladeswinger

Replies: 1
Views: 5888

PostForum: Martial Arts   Posted: Mon May 05, 2008 7:30 pm   Subject: Kenjutsu Seminar
The Delaware Budokan will be hosting the annual
Kenjutsu International Association of Instructors USA Summit on June 21st.
The featured guest instuctors will be author and swordsman Dana Abbott,aut ...
  Topic: New Judo rules
Bladeswinger

Replies: 5
Views: 9024

PostForum: Martial Arts   Posted: Mon May 05, 2008 7:20 pm   Subject: New Judo rules
You make some good points.I think adding the halfpoint started it down the wrong road. Leave it at Ippon.
  Topic: Human Weapon: Ninja Masters gets slammed
Bladeswinger

Replies: 5
Views: 9892

PostForum: Martial Arts   Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2008 11:28 am   Subject: Human Weapon: Ninja Masters gets slammed
I agree with your sensei.
  Topic: Human Weapon: Ninja Masters gets slammed
Bladeswinger

Replies: 5
Views: 9892

PostForum: Martial Arts   Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2008 4:30 pm   Subject: Human Weapon: Ninja Masters gets slammed
I enjoyed some of the training methods and a few segments, but after all the different aspects of the art: weapons, empty hand, shuriken and more, it came down to a chanbara match with a 13th dan (13t ...
  Topic: Kenjutsu Seminar
Bladeswinger

Replies: 1
Views: 3997

PostForum: Martial Arts   Posted: Thu Jul 19, 2007 4:04 am   Subject: Re: Kenjutsu Seminar
Hello,
I will be hosting the 2nd US Kenjutsu International Association of Instructors Summit June 23, 2007 at the Delaware Budokan. Featured will be: Black Belt Hall of Fame member, author and Master ...
  Topic: Martial Arts
Bladeswinger

Replies: 113
Views: 118241

PostForum: Martial Arts   Posted: Thu Jul 19, 2007 3:58 am   Subject: Martial Arts
Dr.Mavashi,

That is a shame because now you have totally lost me. I have no idea what you mean...


平和、

マット

Im with you,not a clue what he means
  Topic: Martial Arts
Bladeswinger

Replies: 113
Views: 118241

PostForum: Martial Arts   Posted: Thu Jul 19, 2007 3:57 am   Subject: Martial Arts
Dr.Mavashi,

If I understand you correctly you are talking about misplaced joints in relation to the angle of attack, right?


平和,

マット

Thats kinda what I was thinking he ment
  Topic: Martial Arts
Bladeswinger

Replies: 113
Views: 118241

PostForum: Martial Arts   Posted: Thu Jul 19, 2007 3:47 am   Subject: Re: Martial Arts
Who here takes any formal martial arts. Personally I take Aikido and practice Iaido, Tang Soo do, and Muay Thai however I am interested in all martial arts especially those from Japan and Thailand.
...
  Topic: Yama-Zuki Mountain Punch
Bladeswinger

Replies: 19
Views: 15637

PostForum: Martial Arts   Posted: Sat Feb 10, 2007 5:16 am   Subject: Re: Yama-Zuki Mountain Punch
http://www.kua.com.au/images/yama-zuki.gif

What do you think of this technique? It is extraordinarily difficult to block. I was looking at for a picture of Jion, and I was thinking that one of the ...
  Topic: Yagyu Abaretabi
Bladeswinger

Replies: 21
Views: 19645

PostForum: The Edo Period   Posted: Thu Feb 08, 2007 10:01 am   Subject: Yagyu Abaretabi
[quote="Wave Tossed"]Ah yes.... Yagyu Jubei: another guy whose life is filled with mythology and loads of cinema and "reel" sources.

Does anyone know where one can get a reason ...
  Topic: Yagyu Abaretabi
Bladeswinger

Replies: 21
Views: 19645

PostForum: The Edo Period   Posted: Thu Feb 08, 2007 3:53 am   Subject: Yagyu Abaretabi
I believe they'll be coming out on remastered DVDs on kurotokagi.com soon.

Thank You!!
  Topic: Yagyu Abaretabi
Bladeswinger

Replies: 21
Views: 19645

PostForum: The Edo Period   Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2007 2:37 pm   Subject: Re: Yagyu Abaretabi
Is 城代 best translated as Chamberlain?

I'm watching Yagyu Abretabi ep. 3 and was trying to follow along with my dictionaries at hand. The subs say councilor, but my dict. says Chamberlain.

Wh ...
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