All 48 basic taijutsu techniques from Shoden, Chûden, Sabaki and Okuden no kata. There is 12 basic techniques in each level. Together with Shirabe-moguri kata (not covered in this dvd) the school consists of total 60 dakentaijutsu techniques.
Recorded in Stockholm October 27-28th 2007
The instruction is in English
Shortly after returning from 3 weeks training in Japan with Soke and the Shihan, Mats held this seminar. This DVD contains all 48 basic taijutsu techniques from Shoden, Chûden, Sabaki and Okuden no kata. There is 12 basic techniques in each level, together with Shirabe-moguri kata (not covered in this dvd) the school consists of total 60 dakentaijutsu techniques.
In the Shoden and Chuden level we learn how to dodge attacks through a series of throwing attempts, grab
and punch situations, and defences against kicks and punches. The Sabaki level is characterized by a shorter distance and foot work is even more important. In the Okuden kata the opponent starts to resist and do more counters. The opponent is attacking more freely. We try to get him in to a bad position and then apply a technique from the lower levels. In Shirabe-moguri kata (the last level, not covered on this video) the defender is now so skilled that he have developed the ability to feel what the opponent will try to do before he starts doing it.
Kukishin-ryû is a very complete system, if you study the basic techniques well you will have a good defence system against any kind of attacks. On the Keiko #18 dvd, the whole Shoden no kata is covered in much more detail!
About the instructor
Mats Hjelm started training in Bujinkan for the first time around 1983, but it wasn’t until 1986 he had the opportunity to start training more seriously under a Shidôshi. He attends around 20 seminars, go to Japan 2-3 times every year. Since he started training he never had a training break. He takes his budo training very seriously! If you want to sponsor a seminar or course, please don’t hesitate to contact him. For more information see his web site www.kesshi.com Note!
Note: The instructions is in English and there is no sub titles on this DVD