View Full Version : Surichin <weighted rope or chain>

Doug Daulton
24th October 2000, 17:25
An open thread dedicated to general questions regarding the surichin or weighted rope/chain as used in Okinawan weapons traditions

25th October 2000, 09:54
Manriki gusari here, pretty much. Maybe a sailor's weighted chain weapon, but here one does detect a big Japanese influence, possibly Jigen ryu.

25th October 2000, 09:55
Manriki gusari here.Japanese nfluence or a sailor's weapon?

Okinawan sailors went to Japan a lot, didn't they?