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by dustytretch
Mon Aug 27, 2012 4:29 pm
Forum: Visitors Centre
Topic: Young newcomer
Replies: 4
Views: 1589

Re: Young newcomer

I might be getting a lower mid-range sort of katana for my birthday next month, but it will just be on display most of the time and I will cut through the odd bottle every now and then. I don't want to try teaching myself technique yet so I will probably just read through 'a book of 5 rings' and the...
by dustytretch
Sun Aug 26, 2012 12:21 am
Forum: Fudoshin Dojo
Topic: correct grip, of a sword
Replies: 21
Views: 9772

Re: correct grip, of a sword

I am trying to find out if Miyamoto himself only used one hand and one katana or he just recommended it for his two swords method :S Musashi's book of 5 rings will leave you with more questions than answers which many 'experts' give their own interpretation of but one thing that is patently obvious...
by dustytretch
Sun Aug 26, 2012 12:11 am
Forum: Visitors Centre
Topic: Young newcomer
Replies: 4
Views: 1589

Young newcomer

New member on the forum here, got interested in katanas and swords after a concoction of what I know now are inaccurate portrails on popular games and movies, although 13 assassins and Ironclad may be an exception. I am interested in music tech, modular synthesisers, physics, science in general and ...
by dustytretch
Sat Aug 25, 2012 11:19 pm
Forum: Fudoshin Dojo
Topic: correct grip, of a sword
Replies: 21
Views: 9772

Re: correct grip, of a sword

I am trying to find out if Miyamoto himself only used one hand and one katana or he just recommended it for his two swords method :S
by dustytretch
Sat Aug 25, 2012 10:27 pm
Forum: Fudoshin Dojo
Topic: correct grip, of a sword
Replies: 21
Views: 9772

Re: correct grip, of a sword

I am reading Miyamoto Musashi's 'a book of 5 rings' at the moment and he recommends using 1 hand for more fluid movements
even if the katana feels a bit heavy it is good to get used to it.
Any thoughts on this approach?