Training basics: Tai sabaki

Where the feet should be in the basic stance: There is a gap between the heels when viewed from the front, a mokuju should be able to fit lengthways between your feet. Don't let the back heel be hidden by the front foot when viewed from the front. The basic stance is said to be... Continue Reading →

A journey in Jukendo – Klara – Days 1-4

*This is part of an ongoing series of posts by Jukendo World translator and guest author, Klara, who has only recently started jukendo and is undertaking a 3 month visit to Japan to further her training with her partner, Lukasz.* 2017-07-20 – Thursday, Day 2 in Japan, 1st training 58Kg, 30% bodyfat The initial question... Continue Reading →

Wearing Bogu

Many people have small variations in how they do this – this is how I do it. Start with your bogu neatly placed in front of you. Have the all the Himo (strings) tucked in tidily. When placing the Tare in front of the Do loosely tie the Himo in a basic knot behind the... Continue Reading →

Jukendo is simple, but…

by Adam Bieniak In May 2017 Polish budoka had an opportunity to attend first Polish jukendo seminar in Białystok. Event was led by Terada sensei (8 dan hanshi) from Nagoya and it was perfect introduction to art of bayonet. Sensei was supported by number of jukendo students from around the world: Steve Kelsey (GB), Simon... Continue Reading →

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