Tuesday, November 01, 2005


Itto wa banto to kashi, Banto wa itto ni kisu


""One sword transforms into ten thousand swords, ten thousand swords return to one sword." From ITTO RYU. Many variations of techniques exist, but the ultimate winning blow is the fundamental one."

Monday, October 31, 2005


Ukou Mukou

""With form, without form." From Musashi. KAMAE is not only a physical stance, but varies according to situation, like the shape of water in various vessels. The physical KAMAE is like a castle but needs a capable Lord within."