KOTEKI-RYODA-JUPPO-SESSHO (Part1) WITH SHAWN GRAY (Keiko#04)
A seminar in Kaigozan Dojo with Shawn Gray from Japan.
The theme for this video is Koteki Ryouda Juppou Sesshou no Jutsu – (Kunai, & Basic Taijutsu).
Shawn taught the first four Kunai Kata of Koteki Ryouda Juppou Sessho no Jutsu (the 2003 Bujinkan theme)
– Kiri no Ichiyou
– Mawashi- dori
He also taught Taihenjutsu Ukemi, Sanshin no Kata and Kihon Happou applications and more.
There is a bonus segment with the last and fifth kata, Gorin Kudaki by Mats Hjelm.
The Kunai techniques is actually six Jutte techniques from Kukishin-ryu. Sōke wrote down the Kata for all five techniques except Tatsuge. Labeled it Koteki Ryōda Juppō Sessho and handed it out to all Shihan visiting Japan this year.
KOTEKI RYŌDA JUPPŌ SESSHŌ
桐之一葉 KIRI NO HITOHA – falling paulowina leaf (arrival of autumn)
落花 RAKKA – falling blossoms
水鳥 MIZU-DORI – water bird / 五輪碎 GORIN KUDAKI – five rings crush
雷閃 RAI-SEN – flash of lightning
竜下 TATSUGE – inferior dragon
廻捕 MAWARIDORI – revolve and capture
Recorded in Stockholm, Sweden March 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