Shihan Nishiuchi returns to update his most popular programs that demonstrate the fundamentals of Kobudo Weaponry. These new titles have been digitally recorded and mastered for quality. Shihan Nishiuchi is President and founder of the International Okinawan Kobudo Association. He is a 7th degree Black Belt in Kobudo, having received his training and degrees from Shihan Matayoshi Shimpo and Kaicho Takashi Kinjo, both of Naha City, Okinawa. He holds a certified Chuden degree by the 19th successor, Hanshi Sawada of Hasegawa Eishin Ryu.
Volume #1: SaiShihan Nischiuchi updates with new information his popular fundamentals of the Sai. Training includes how to choose the correct Sai, how to flip the Sai, basic blocks, down blocks, attacking point, basic movements and stepping attacks. With the help of Shihan Bolz, Nishiuchi demonstrates how to practice with a partner. As a bonus you will see a new Kata, "Ka-bu ni chou zai."
Volume #2: Nunchaku Shihan Nishiuchi updates with new information his popular fundamentals of the Nunchaku. Basic blocks, side throat block, upper outside and more. Show how to swing; angles, sides, figure 8. Double Nunchaku; figure 8, underarm catch, follow up swing, 6 count movements. Various chokes, throws and face attacks. As a bonus you will see a new Kata, "Sei bu Nunchaku." (This kata has never been see on any video).
Volume #3: TonfaShihan Nishiuchi updates with new information his popular fundamentals of the Tonfa. Training includes, how to choose and hold the Tonfa. Basic turning and swinging. How to flip. Attacking points, basic blocks and movements. How to pracice with a partner from "Z" blocks, upper blocks to lower double blocks. As a bonus you will see a new kata "Sei bu no Tonfa".
Volume #4: Ni-cho Tan-Bo (Two 3-Foot Long Staff)Shihan Nishiuchi introduces this new program demonstrates the proper fundamentals of the Ni-Cho Tan-Bo. Create a pair of Ni-Cho Tan-Bo by cutting a regular bo in half. Training inclues movement, angle swing, figure 8, side to side, double block, cross blocks, 6 count swing, cross tan-bo fighting pose and practicing with a partner.
Volume #5: BoThis tape shows you all of Shihan Nishiuchi's fundamentals of the Bo. He will teach you how to check for safety and instruct you in such techniques as; windmill, figure 8, one hand big spin, basic attcks, strikes and pokes. Basic circle blocks to the throat and groin, and sides to the mid section. Training includes drill movemens and partner practice. As a bonus you will see a new Kata, "Woo-tsun no Kon." (This kata has never been see on any video).
Volume #6: Bokken & Samurai SwordShihan Nishiuchi, president of the Toei-Ryu Iai Batto Association, USA, introduces and demonstrates the proper fundamentals of the Bokken and the Samurai Sword. Training includes; how to bow to the sword, swing, cuts and thrust. He will instruct many different fighting postures; Has-Soh, Sha and jin-gen. the 6 basic sword movements which includes; first cut, finish cut and sheathing. Includes forms.
Volume #7:Intro to Kobudo WeaponryDemonstrates the proper fundamentals of six different Kobudo weapons such as the Sai, Nunchaku, Tonfa, Bo, Ni-choh Tan-bo (Two 3' Long Staff) and the Samurai sword.