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    Iaido in Bangkok, Thailand

    Greetings all,

    I am soon moving to Bangkok, Thailand and looking for a place to continue practicing. I am currently studying Nakamura Ryu Battodo (2-dan), Mugai Ryu Iaihyodo Meishi-ha (1-dan), ...
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    FYI, we have an event flyer up: ...

    FYI, we have an event flyer up:

    http://capitalareabudokai.org/swordfest.html

    If we missed a group, please let us know. I think we have everyone, but I'm not sure.
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    I'm going to second what Brian said. If you...

    I'm going to second what Brian said.

    If you look at the older armies, you see one handed swords and shields. The tachi are often shown in one hand, especially by folks on horseback who are...
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    I'd think that 'iai' pre-dates Nakayama Hakudo. ...

    I'd think that 'iai' pre-dates Nakayama Hakudo. Not just because of the curriculum you posted, but when I look at things like "Bugei Ryuha Daijiten" they mention 'Iaijutsu' as the names of several...
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    This is an old argument, but, technically, 'iai'...

    This is an old argument, but, technically, 'iai' and 'batto' are kind of like the words 'square' and 'rectangle'. 'Iai' is a form of 'batto', according to the strict definition.

    'Iai' is formed...
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    It looks like heads of both styles were...

    It looks like heads of both styles were patronized by the early Tokugawa regime. Both continued to have schools in Edo that appear to have been popular, but I cannot tell how long they actually were...
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    I've been thinking about this as a member of a...

    I've been thinking about this as a member of a couple of 'study groups'. I should say that I speak as a junior member and I can't think of what reasons our seniors may have to allow us to continue...
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    It is generally done as a sort of a 'goodwill' or...

    It is generally done as a sort of a 'goodwill' or 'friendship' exercise, as best I can put it. Aka, having fun and fooling around. It's something that has become popular in atarashii naginata,...
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    Try searching 'Shindo Muso Ryu Jodo' or 'Shinto...

    Try searching 'Shindo Muso Ryu Jodo' or 'Shinto Muso Ryu Jodo' (or 'Jojutsu') for more specific results.
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    Might I recommend: http://sengokudaimyo.com. A....

    Might I recommend: http://sengokudaimyo.com. A. J. Bryant's site is mostly for the re-enactor (specifically the SCA, but not solely). He's studied armour in Japan (I believe it was under the...
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    In terms of modern practice... In our dojo I...

    In terms of modern practice...

    In our dojo I notice most people refer to a sword first by its maker or model (so 'that's the Howard Clark, that's the Kaneuji, that's the dragonfly') using the...
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    I'm not sure I understand what you are asking. ...

    I'm not sure I understand what you are asking.

    Are you asking about excercising with a jo/walking stick? There are things like Jodo-Taiso, which are basically just excercises to get you limbered...
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    Is your sensei Japanese, or an American? Are...

    Is your sensei Japanese, or an American?

    Are you asking 'How do you give someone (senior to you) a gift in Japan' or are you specifically asking about the sword?

    The key is respect, imho. When...
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    'Other Link'

    Sorry, meant 'see the other thread', on SMR succession, here: http://www.e-budo.com/forum/showthread.php?t=32945
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    So you are looking for what organizations in...

    So you are looking for what organizations in Japan teach Shindo Muso Ryu Jodo? I believe there are several.

    Zen Nihon Kendo Renmei is associated with Seitei Jodo.

    You have groups like the...
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    As it was explained to me: Ten/Tendo Ryu was a...

    As it was explained to me: Ten/Tendo Ryu was a system that taught various arts, which included naginata and sword. However, it came to be taught strictly for its naginata (especially in the...
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    When you look at it, I'm not sure the range is...

    When you look at it, I'm not sure the range is really that much greater than a sword. Even in isshu-jiai with atarashi, where you are close to the ishi-zuki, I rarely feel like I am in too-maai with...
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    I believe you are simplifying it a little too...

    I believe you are simplifying it a little too much.

    Koryu is an old lineage. If your lineage is there, and you are still teaching that style, then it is koryu. If two menkyo kaiden holders vary...
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    How would you say it is 'unique'? It was my...

    How would you say it is 'unique'?

    It was my understanding that the 'menkyo kaiden' meant that a student had received 'full transmission'. In other words, they had received (and had shown they...
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    The telling thing is that the bow is still the...

    The telling thing is that the bow is still the primary weapon of the time and the sword is the sidearm. I didn't notice that any of the figures given show the results of 16th century fighting, where...
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    "The spear was replaced by the slashing sword on...

    "The spear was replaced by the slashing sword on the battlefield"

    ??

    Where do you get that impression. In just about everything I've seen of military history, spears and similar polearms...
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    I think its use as strictly a woman's weapon may...

    I think its use as strictly a woman's weapon may be more modern, but I seem to recall that the idea of making it part of a woman's dowry was an Edo period or earlier tradition. I could easily be...
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    Recently there was a work that came out called, iirc: "Naginata: The Definitive Guide"... have it floating around here somewhere.

    Anyway, it gives a good deal of information regarding the creation...
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    Dojo in Virginia

    East Coast Naginata Federation (ECNF)

    Capital Area Budokai
    Northern Virginia Tendokan
    Instructor: Fran Vall
    Practice Times:
    Tuesdays* 7pm - 10pm, Cherrydale Volunteer Fire Department
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    For Kyudo, I recommend asking the kyudo thread. ...

    For Kyudo, I recommend asking the kyudo thread.

    As for naginata, it probably depends on your school. What are you studying? Also, your teacher (or a senior student) would usually be the first...
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