Secrets of Japanese Swordsmanship Okuden Series 4: Sodome/Towaki 2 DVD Set with Roger Wehrahn
This is volume 4 in a 4 volume series by well known Muso Shinden Ryu Iaido instructor Roger Wehrahn.
Lesson 4 contains Towaki and Sodome core kata from each style along with multiple variations. There are methods of practicing the nukitsuke of both kata with fast draw drills. The bokken kata covered from the Nihon Kendo Kata this month is Tachi #4 with a review of 1, 2 & 3. There is also an advanced method of practice for Ipponme #1! Kodachi waza (short sword) includes 2 advanced methods of Ipponme (#1) and a review of katas’ 2 & 3.
The entire series will contain:
1. Complete step by step instruction of all 21 Kata in both styles of Okuden.
2. Comparison, Kata by Kata, of these 2 major styles.
3. In depth look at all points of sword kihon. Ex. essential points (“SECRETS”) of the draw, cut, raising the sword, blood shaking and closing!
4. All 10 of the traditional Nihon Kendo Kata along with advanced tachi (long sword) and kodachi (short sword) waza!
5.Quick draw drills, to speed up the draw!