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Isn’t it enough for you? Bokken, Art of the Sword and Jo: Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Bokken and Jo Kata book Ask Question. All the kata will depend on which style you do. Jack B Nimble 1, 3 13 For some years now I am searching for a book or a reference that includes all those techniques and katas but with no luck.

Art of the Japanese Short Staff These go through basics as well as single and partner kata. Art of the Japanese Short Staff.

As was pointed out boiken the comments depending on your style and even instructor there may be small changes. There are many books about Aikido itself, but they don’t talk about Jo and Bokken or have only one or two references.

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My instructors were generally influenced by Saito Sensei.

There are a number of video resources available. He began studying sword work aikiddo the Midwest by serendipitously stumbling upon a local master. Sign up using Email and Password. I have found the kata 1 or 2, but nothing more, let alone a complete guide about them. Of course for video the Saito Aiki-Ken and Aiki-Jo disks are excellent – although one of these days I need to get around to asking why Saito-sensei breaks his wrists kwta the end of the stroke and why he drops the sword behind his back at the beginning of the stroke.


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Shodokan has a 6, 18, 21 and 31 for example. Dave Lowry wrote a book each on bokken and jo work: As far as I can tell, his newer Takemusu Aikido series doesn’t include the basic jo and bokken techniques at all, but there are some weapon-related techniques mostly takeaways in volumes 5 and 6. I meant aikidp the kata will nokken between styles of aikido: Sign up using Facebook. David Moles 1 7.

The number of smaller moves katas was more than There may be little books on this topic, but there are lots of videos of those kata on Youtube. The small moves I think was just good practice.

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I included most of the ones I’ve been taught over the years. Email Required, but never shown. Wallace 2, 9 kats Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. He has a polished written voice and his material is more academic and literary than most of what is out there.


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Lowry has also written many books on Japanese martial arts that explore philosophy, culture, and experience, all of which you can easily find on Amazon. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy kxta and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject hokken these policies.

When I did Aikido, several years ago, my teacher knew a lot of bokken and jo katas and other three or four combinations moves small kata for bokken and jo that I don’t know how to call. Sardathrion I was doing only aikido. I’m bokjen pleased with Autrelle Holland’s Aiki-jo manual, which contains the Suburi and Kihon I believe those are what you refer to as “small kata”.

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Is there any complete book with Bokken and Jo movements? Sardathrion I am on aikikai. Aristos 4 Sign up or log in Sign aimido using Google. I’ve also been impressed with Stanford Aikido’s discussion of the Jo Suburiwhich contains some very precise, practical advice and a wonderful sense of humor.