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Obata-sensei's book on tameshigiri is a great tool for the beginner student (like me). It gives great insight into the history and purpose of tameshigiri in samurai world. This book details various cutting techniques from the most basic to advanced.
Obata-sensei's book on tameshigiri is a great tool for the beginner student (like me). 6 people found this helpful.
Shinkendo Tameshigiri: Samurai Swordsmanship & Test-Cutting". Essex, UK: Dragon Books, 1985. Los Angeles, CA: ISF Publishing, 2005. Essex, UK: Dragon Books, 1987.
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Shinkendo Tameshigiri. Publisher:International Shinkendo Federation. Select Format: Paperback.
Obata Toshishiro, Shinkendo founder. Obata Kaiso has published several books, most notably Shinkendo, Japanese Swordsmanship–the core textbook of his art–, and Tameshigiri–dedicated to the safe and effective practice of target cutting within the study of Shinkendo. 1948-10-20) October 20, 1948 (age 65) Gunma Prefecture, Japan. Kaiso is still working on several more books, including a treatise on the philosophy of Shinkendo, deeper studies into each aspect of swordsmanship, and a historical view of Toyama Ryu. Shinkendo, Japanese Swordsmanship. Shinkendo - Japanese Swordsmanship ISBN 668677-0-X.
In this new work, renowned martial artist Toshishiro Obata sets forth a thorough system of philosophy culled . On this page you will find information about Shinkendo Japanese swordsmanship, and about its founder and headmaster, Obata Toshishiro.
In this new work, renowned martial artist Toshishiro Obata sets forth a thorough system of philosophy culled from the traditions of thought that shaped Japanese warrior culture for a millenium. His treatise explores the teachings of the bushi and the samurai way of life, and in doing so illumines their enduring relevance and undiminished value even within (or especially within) the context of modern living.
Toshishiro Obata was born in 1948 in Gunma prefecture, Japan, and is the .
Toshishiro Obata was born in 1948 in Gunma prefecture, Japan, and is the founder of the International Shinkendo Federation. He is famous in Japan as a tameshigiri champion for several years in a row and being an authorized shitoka (sword tester). He moved to America in 1980 to start teaching and develop his own sword art based on his extensive experience. In 1991, the International Shinkendo federation was officially established. Obata Kaiso has published several books, most notably Shinkendo, Japanese Swordsmanship – the core textbook of his art, and Tameshigiri, dedicated to the safe and effective practice of target cutting within the study of Shinkendo.
Toshishiro Obata is the founder of Shinkendo. Obata, as the founder of the school, is referred to as Obata Kaiso by his students, and continues to travel across the globe to hold seminars for his students around the world. He is well known in Japan as a tameshigiri champion for several years in a row and is an authorized shitoka. He studied aikido under Gozo Shioda in the Yoshinkan Honbu Dojo, and studied the sword arts of Nakamura-ryu, Ioriken Battojutsu, Toyama-ryu, Yagyu Shinkage-ryu, Kashima Shin-ryu, Ryukyu Kobudo, and others. Since 1986, Obata has appeared in several Hollywood films.