Archive for the ‘Japanese’ Category


Sokaku Takeda (1859-1943)

Sokaku Takeda was the Grandmaster of Daito Ryu Jujitsu who humbled the young Morihei Ueshiba, and taught him many of the the skills which would later become Aikido

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Kendo (Way of the Sword)

Kendo (Ken-do) is the modern art and sport of the Samurai Sword.

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Jodo (stick fighting)

Jodo is the Way of the short fighting staff, 5 feet or shorter. An effective and even deadly weapon in the hands of a skilled user.

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Japanese Sumo Wrestling

Japanese Sumo Wrestling is a real Bu do – a martial art – and it is an old one. The wrestlers eat a special fattening diet, and train for bulk but with flexibility as well.

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