The Head, Heart and Soul of Traditional Japanese Budo at its best
The Kodokwan Dojo in Zambia has an envable history going back to the 1920's and its current Head - Jonathan Kruger - has put together an interesting history of Koryu JuJitsu - Read more. Adn go to his Dojo Page.
THE BUDOKAN AIKIDO LIBRARY
2 SCREENSHOTS OF
THE "HOW TO" OF
EQUIVALENT TO OVER
70 PAGES OF INSTRUCTION
IN WORDS, PICTURES,
IMAGES, AUDIO AND VIDEO
The major architect of the development of Aikido in France and Europe
A MUST READ FOR ANYONE INTERESTED IN THE HISTORY AND
THE NEARLY FORGOTTEN LINEAGE OF MUSOSHINDEN RYU IAIDO
SENT IN BY
Nakayama Hakudo was arguably the most influential martial artist in modern history.
Many instructors and students around the world claim to have some “connection” to him, having practiced some form or another of his Iaido. Yet, these same people (in Japan and abroad) know little more than his name. Only by looking at his humble origins, ambitions, accomplishments, and outlooks can we come closer to understanding the man and his styles.
INFORMATION FOR RESIDENTS DOMICILED IN THE UK ONLY
There have been amendments to the 2008 Offensive Weapons Act passed in 2019 and implemented in 2020/21.
The recent changes makes possession of a curved blade that is longer than 51 centimetres unlawful.
If you have any queries please email me at [email protected]
David Passmore sent out a draft code of conduct and Giri to Budokan Black Belts recently and he and Peter Bush collaborated on briefly expanding the concept and what a huge act Budo has to follow carrying the burden of Bushido.
AIKIDO IAIDO JUDO (KODOKAN) JU JUTSU KARATEDO KENDO KOBUDO ZEN
PUBLISHES ON AMAZON
A new book by Janus Black called
ENTER THE HUNTRESS
has just been published on Amazon.
We are giving our full support to this enterprising young writer with another novel in the pot we are sure!
Read the Publishers intro here
For some pretty impressive Kata and Kumite
NEW BUDOKAN KAMIZA
The Kamiza you see hanging up in Budokan Dojo are getting old.
So a new one will soon be available.
Thanks to Michael Spelman who was responsible for the Bu Do Kan Kanji.
And to Will Butcher for the Budokan mantra "Strong in Hand, Kind in Heart.