Dates for the 2018 Yamate-ryū Aikijutsu Spring Taikai have been announced! Itten Dōjō will be hosting the 2018 Yamate-ryū Taikai, in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania on 21 and 22 April 2018. Details will be forthcoming soon.
Our last keiko of the year turned out to be a pretty good one. With the winter solstice being the “shortest” day of the year, I decided to focus on some techniques and strategies for the wakizashi (shotō), the short sword.