KOTEKI-RYODA-JUPPO-SESSHO (Part 2) WITH SHAWN GRAY (Keiko#05).
A seminar in Kaigozan Dojo with Shawn Gray from Japan.
This is the 4’th seminar with Mr.Shawn Gray at Kaigozan Dojo in Stockholm Sweden, and the second this year.
This time he taught many techniques which he has trained in Japan since his last visit in March.
– Ukemi Taihenjutsu (breakfalling and rolling)
– Taijutsu (unarmed combat)
– Kunai (was originally derived from the masonry trowel)
– Kodachi (short sword). The three techniques from Kukishin-ryu.
虎擲龍拏十方折衝 This was the 2003 Bujinkan theme.
Ukemi, Taijutsu, and Kunai. The Kunai techniques is actually six Jutte techniques from Kukishin-ryu. Sōke wrote down the Kata for all six techniques, labeled it Koteki Ryōda Juppō Sessho and handed it out to all Shihan visiting Japan this year.
Recorded in Stockholm, Sweden June 2003
Note: The instructions is in English and there is no sub titles on this VCD
About the instructor
Shawn left behing 10 years of Karate and Kendo to begin Bujinkan training in Canada after returning from a 1-year stay in Japan in 1990. After a training visit in 1995, he relocated to Japan permanently in January of 1997. Shawn passed the godan test in January of 1999, and in 2000 at the urging of Hatsumi sensei established a dojo, the first Bujinkan dojo in Japan led by a civilian foreigner. Shawn has regularly served as interpreter for Dr. Hatsumi and has translated much of Senseis writing into english. He has been regularly invited to give seminars in Europe , North America , and Asia.
More info about Shawn http://bujinkan.graycastle.com