well in Kendo there is an entire school dedicated to the art/technique to
the drawing of the blade. I forget the technique however the american Kendo
assocation, has the details on their website, It hink it's called Intai
(sp) That might be a good starting point.
2009/7/3 Bryant Richards <ninjalikereflex@...
> ok I think everyone answered what I need to know. Registering the household
> name is more or less a personal choice and wouldn't really change things
> much as far as how the SCA sees our household. That it may be easier to not
> register it, especially if we really like the name we have and cannot find
> any proof that it would have been a clan/guild/etc name in period.
> And if one day we become large, say like Shadow Legion (for those who know
> who they are) we can always revisit the idea of registering if we want.
> Does anyone happen to know off hand of a period Japanese
> guild/school/troupe, etc that named themselves after a skill or technique?
> Like "The naginata masters" or the "rice planters guild" or "school of the
> iron palm". I just figure if I can show that groups named themselves after
> skills or techniques then I should be able to get "Blood-sling household" a
> good shot.
> In Honor and Service,
> Uesugi no Ryujuichiro Uchiyasu
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