Introduction to Kenjutsu: Swordsmanship of Japan
The Wisconsin Union
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Hone your focus and experience the calm of a modern Samurai. Join martial artist Amos E. Smith for an introduction to the basics of formal kenjutsu study, presented informally with all equipment provided. Kenjutsu, which originated with the samurai class of feudal Japan, is also a practice in awareness and control of body, breath, and spirit. Classes begin with safety and basic movement, then move into breathing and basic movement techniques, and lastly delve into partner practice, basic attacks and responses.