|Soke Hausel of Shorin-Ryu Karate (Seiko-Kai) demonstrates|
rock breaking at the University of Wyoming.
2. Kyudo (弓道) (Japanese Archery)
|Yumi sho for close quarters|
|Oriental bridge - colored pencil |
sketch by Hausel, Soke
|Yumi (Japanese bow).|
3. Kenjutsu (剣術), Iaidō (居合道); Battōjutsu (抜刀術)
|Kenjutsu - combat training using wooden bokken.|
Wikipedia reports styles of iaidō include: Muso Jikiden Eishin-Ryu, Muso Shinden Ryu, Mugai-Ryu, Jikyo-Ryu, Suio-Ryu, Motobu Udundi (Okinawan), Shindō Munen-ryu, Shinkage-ryū, Hōki-ryū, Tatsumi-ryū, Tamiya-ryū, Tenshin Shōden Katori Shintō-ryū, Takenouchi-ryū, Eishin-ryū, and Shinjo-ryū.
Sword testing, known as tameshigiri was designed to test the blade’s sharpness and the practitioner’s abilities to cut materials. Today, we often see cuts of matting or straw on a vertical pole. In the past, it was not uncommon for Japanese to test on cadavers of executed criminals. Iaido is one of many samurai or pechin arts. Some of the many other samurai arts include traditional jujutsu, tessenjutsu, hojojutsu, hanbojutsu, naginatajutsu, kenjutsu, kendo and sojutsu. Such old koryu arts all employ considerable tradition and ceremony.
4. Jujutsu (柔術)
|Pressure point attacks employed in jujutsu are also found in many other|
martial arts including karate, judo, aikido, etc.
|Chokes are commonly used in jujutsu as the are also employed in karate and|
judo. University of Wyoming photo.
|Training in hojojutsu - prisoner restraints. Casper dojo|
|Classical restraint used in jujutsu employing arm bar and|
wrist lock. Arizona Hombu photo.
Special training in jujutsu - use of expandable baton. University of
|Soke Hausel teaches taiotoshi (body leg drop) at an outdoor clinic in Utah|