Nakamura Ryu Batto Jutsu DVD
CONTENTS: Happo no Kamae - The eight combative engagement stances Happogiri - The cuts in eight directions. Hasshu no Noto - The eight methods of resheathing the Japanese sword. Toyama Ryu Kata-The eight sword forms as taught at the Toyama Military Academy from 1925-1945. Kumitachi - Paired forms using the Japanese sword. Performed by Sato Shimeo (now hanshi 9th dan) and Suzuki Kunio (now kyoshi, 8th Dan). Nakamura Ryu Kata - The eight sword drills devised by Nakamura sensei, based on Toyama Ryu iaido. Tameshigiri - Nakamura performs multiple-target test cutting and continuous cutting. Sato and Suzuki sensei perform single cuts.