Taira shinken kobudo book

RyuKyu Kobudo Taikan was supposed to be the first of five books to be published, but as a result of failing health Master Shinken was never able to complete the other works.

Master Taira Shinken Shinken Taira (, Taira Shinken, ) was a Japanese martial artist, born as Shinken Maezato (, Maezato Shinken) in 1897 on Kume island in the Ryky archipelago. [1 [2 This book is a remake of old documents of Taira Shinken.

He was one of the most important Okinawa Kobudo masters and wrote a lot of papers about Kobudo, especially Bo Jutsu Katas.

This book" Encyclopedia of Okinawa weapons" has only a small but important number of different Katas. This book is a remake of old documents of Taira Shinken. He was one of the most important Okinawa Kobudo masters and wrote a lot of papers about Kobudo, especially Bo Jutsu Katas. This book" Encyclopedia of Okinawa weapons" has only a small but important number of different Katas. Taira Shinken: Ryukyu Kobudo Taikan, 1964. The photographic documents on Ryukyu Kobudo and Master Taira Shinken contain various valuable rare pics of venerable old Taira and other masters training, In conclusion, this is one of the rarest books in Kobudo history, Shinken Taira called The Father of Modern Kobudo was born Shinken Maezato on June 12, 1897 on the island of Kumejima (Kume Island) off of Japan.

Shinken Taira was the second son in a family of one girl, and three boys, however, as was often the custom young Taira was put up for adoption. Later that year, after the book was published Taira Shinken was awarded his hanshi menkyo (masters certification) from the Zen Nippon Kobudo Renmei. Taira's lifetime of dedication and accomplishment did not go unnoticed. Ryukyu Kobudo Hozon Shinko Kai Indianapolis Dokokai is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the ancient martial arts of the Ryukyu Islands.

Founded by Taira Shinken, continued by his successor Akamine Eisuke, and now taught in the United States and Canada by Devorah Yoshiko Dometrich. This site is an information source for anyone interested in traditional Okinawan weapons training.



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