GYOKKO-RYU BOJUTSU with SHAWN GRAY (Keiko#10-b)
The Tuesday training theme (after Kaigousuru) was Rokushaku Bôjutsu.
Many variations and ideas on how to defend against someone taking control of your staff and then attacks.
Principles and ideas from Gyokko-ryû and this years Bujinkan theme was also covered in detail.
The training was led by Shawn Gray who is a well known and respected instructor in Bujinkan Dojo.
Recorded in Stockholm, Sweden May 2005
Note: The instructions is in English and there is no sub titles on this Video
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