This seminar is all about the Japanese sword ‚Katana‘ and its use. It is aimed at beginners but it is also useful revision for those who have experience of handling the katana.
Saturday, 10.03.2018 09:00am – 11:30am / 01:30pm – 04:00pm
Sunday, 11.03.2018 09:00am – 12:00 noon
VS Elisabeth, Elisabethstr. 56, 8010 Graz
Jean-Pierre Reniez, Battodo Hanshi 8. Dan, Jodo Kyoshi 7.Dan, Kendo Renshi 6. Dan, Iaido 5. Dan
Chantal Fougeray, Battodo Renshi 6. Dan, Jodo Renshi 6. Dan, Iaido 5. Dan, Kendo 1. Dan
Introduction to the Katana (traditional Japanese sword) and how to correctly handle the katana
Basic cutting practice (with bokuto), individual practice and with partner
Introduction to, and practice of Kihon-gata (Kumitachi)
Tameshigiri: cutting (opportunity to test the skills you have learned by cutting straw mats)
More details can be found here.