Re: Ninja swords
- --- In email@example.com, Solveig <nostrand@a...> wrote:
>...Greetings from Solveig!Good day, m'lady.
>... I am told that the left hand is supposed to "throw"This is not quite completely true, I think. There are 2 major methods in the sword: one derived from (what evolved into the) itto-ryu style schools and one from shinkage (and allied) style schools. The methods of sword movement are radically different. Kendo (modern) is an itto-ryu method in general. The shinkage sword is not the same, but it is difficult to discribe in text.
> the blade rather loosely basically letting the blade drop...
> daily kendo & iai practices at Pennsic. It would have to be treated as anI have trained in both soshoryu iaido (see http://www.aikido-iaido.com/sosho.html) and Tamoya-ryu iai-jutsu (see http://jbull.home.texas.net/biography.html). Teaching "live blade" would have to fall under the problems of any "real" weapons work. Waving around 3 foot razor blades is not for the weak of mind or the litiginous.
> arts and sciences activity to avoid the marshals. It would probably be best
> to hold it in a private camp...
- Takanofuji Jutte (aka Seamus)
- Bubba wrote:
> I do believe that is grounds for a whoopin'. Want for me to go all Kill BillToo late. Said person died years ago, and the items are long gone. Sigh.
> on 'er for ya? ;)