No Shortcuts in Koryu “There are no shortcuts in Koryu” quipped Otake Nobutoshi Shihan at the beginning of the 2018 seminar. Because the seminar lasts a week with nine hours of daily practice he assesses our level the first day. He looks at our understanding of the basic kata or omote. When building a house […]
Koryu Seminar with Otake sensei 2017 This koryu seminar with Otake sensei in 2017 we invited both Akiyama san and Shinozaki san to join us in Hochiminh City. Shinbukan Dojo has a few outstanding monjin and one of them is Shinozaki san. He is one of the early students of Otake Risuke Sensei together with Akiyama san. […]
Kenjutsu Vietnam Seminar Otake 2016 During our 2016 kenjutsu Seminar in Vietnam with Otake Sensei we had the pleasure to be visited by Akiyama san, one of the earliest students of Otake Risuke Sensei. Together with Otake Nobutoshi Sensei Akiyama san worked with all our students for a week. Checking their technique, correcting their form […]
Pascal Krieger sensei gave a 3 hour Budo class every day for a week at our dojo Shobukan Vietnam. During each Budo class Krieger sensei focused on different elements and arts. Krieger sensei shared his knowledge on Judo, Jodo, Shodo, Iaido. He also spoke about the history of Budo and Bujutsu.
Katori sensei opened the kenjutsu budo seminar in Vietnam March 2016 with the message that training should result in becoming a better person. His teachings during the seminar focused on the mental challenges of training budo first. He spoke about the deeper meaning of budo and koryu like Katori Shinto ryu for him and for his family members.
This has been the fourth time that Otake Nobutoshi has headed a kenjutsu seminar at Shobukan dojo in Hochiminh City in Vietnam.
This is the third time Yamada Hironobu sensei visited Vietnam to teach us kenjutsu, bojutsu and naginatajutsu. This Japanese koryu seminar Vietnam is the sixth kenjutsu seminar of its kind.
The first week of December 2014, Nobutoshi Otake sensei visited our dojo for the third time to teach at the fifth Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto ryu kenjutsu seminar in Vietnam.
This is the second time Yamada Hironobu sensei travelled to Vietnam taught us. This was the fourth Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto ryu kenjutsu seminar at Shobukan Dojo.
Otake Nobutoshi sensei of Tenshin Shoden Katori Shito Ryu traveled to Vietnam a second time to head the third seminar at Shobukan Dojo. The seminar was from December 4 to December 9 2013.