We finally have a place to appropriately store our weapons! A big thank you to Tim Bathhurst and David Pullen for contributing their time and expertise.
To Buko or not to Buko? I have had several prospective students e-mail me saying they were interested in doing both Tatsumi ryu and Toda-ha Buko ryu. I always explain that I didn’t allow people to start in two koryu at the same time, and that they would have to make a choice. While some…Details
Tatsumi ryu and Tai Chi: A Comparison One of our new prospective students expressed interest in starting Tai Chi and Tatsumi ryu at the same time, and this essay originated in an e-mail to give them some idea of the differences and similarities between the two arts so that, at least in theory, they would…Details
THE TATSUMI RYU MINDSET In the video below, Kato Hiroshi Sensei, 22nd Headmaster of Tatsumi ryu, explains the Tatsumi ryu teachings on mindset. There are seven things to avoid. These are: KYO 驚く Odoroku Do not allow yourself to be surprised KU 恐れる Osoreru Do not give in to fear GI 疑う Utagau Do not…Details