Japanese martial arts

On Muscle Memory and Sword Techniques

In January, I celebrated the one-year anniversary of my return to martial arts training. It has been quite the journey, relearning Iaido sword techniques along with Hyoho Niten Ichi Ryu waza. The past year has been an adventure in rediscovery and debugging. It has also been one of adventure as I began studying two additional martial arts: Jodo and Kage Ryu.

Calgary Omatsuri 2013 Interview with Dave Rathnow

My Calgary Omatsuri interview with Dave Rathnow sensei of Shin Ken Kai Nobara Iaido Club of Calgary. We talk about the martial art I started to learn - Iaido - and the differences between the two main styles practiced today.