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Random Thoughts on Teaching

Random Thoughts on Teaching

By Rennis Buchner
Copyright © Rennis Buchner, 2013. Not to be used without permission

For many practitioners of the martial arts, the allure for someday becoming a teacher and running one’s own group or even school can be a strong one. This is especially true of upper beginner or intermediate level practitioners, particularly but by no means limited to those in the West. The reasons for this are many.  (more…)

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“Muso Madness”: A look at some of the debate surrounding koryu and modern iai through two of the art’s most popular ryuha.

By Rennis Buchner
Copyright © Rennis Buchner, 2009. Not to be used without permission

By this point it is probably beyond argument that Muso Jikiden Eishin-ryu and Muso Shinden-ryu are the overwhelming most practiced koryu iai ryuha both in Japan (with Eishin-ryu being the choice of Western Japan and Shinden-ryu being the choice of the Eastern half of the country) and (more…)

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