RE: [SCA-JML] Re: Ninja swords
- Personally, after having used live blades in a way or another for the past
ten years, I find that my favorite weapon is the boken. And yes, I have
fought boken vs live blade and no more wounded than before have continued
doing so.... It's a metter of prefferences, I believe.
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> -----Message d'origine-----
> De: Bubba
> Date: Monday, November 03, 2003 11:00 PM
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> Objet: Re: [SCA-JML] Re: Ninja swords
> Solveig wrote:
> > Greetings from Solveig! Last I heard, Iaidou is practiced with special
> > swords which are not quite real. They are still quite dangerous.
> Beginners start with boken, then you move to iaito, which are basically
> chromed aluminum blades mounted in good hardware, and very advanced
> can use sharp steel.
> > I am
> > suggesting kendou practice which does not involve waving anything more
> > dangerous than a wooden stick. Further, I was thinking that things
> > should be limited to shinai.
> Boken would be better. They handle more like real swords than shinai.
> However, neither handle like iaito or live steel. There's a massive
> difference between swinging a boken and the real thing. From things as
> simple as the feel of the tsukaito and same to the way the blade torques
> it moves through the air.
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- 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? ;)