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Thursday, February 22, 2024

Combative Weapons Q & A (Part 6)

The Japanese Art of Chanbara Promises Safe Sparring for All Martial Artists From Foam to Steel Q: How well do the lessons learned in chanbara translate to real self-defense with real weapons? These weapons allow one to see, understand and correct their weaknesses while polishing their strong points in a safe injury free environment.  Moreover, chanbara allows the martial artist and combatant to fight at a true speed and power exactly like one would use in a real life situation.  A real weapon used for training at a true speed and power is not forgiving and all beginning students will be injured in a very short period of time.  That

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Shihan Danna Abbott
Shihan Danna Abbott
is a 7th degree black belt in Kenjutsu, starting his 14-year education in Tokyo. He has published five books and designed a US Patent. Abbott has also conducted seminars in over 30 countries and obtained his black belt at the Hombu dojo in Yokohama. He currently offers online classes on LearntheSword.com, his unique swordsmanship academy.

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