Thursday, January 26, 2006

On Jan. 22 at the Riverdale Y, Zenon, Sensei gave a demonstration of the Art of the Samurai Sword. With the assistance of Kevin Ng, Sensei, a fellow blackbelt of Fukasa Kai. Sensei demostrated one and two person seated and standing katas using swords, bokken and wooden knives. After the demonstration he was on hand to take questions from the crowd that had gathered for the event.

(images courtesy of Jacquetta Szathmari, Official Dojo Photographer)

Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Demonstration of Taking an Opponent's Sword

Although unarmed, a skilled warrior can disarm an opponent and capture his opponent's sword .

Knee Walking: Harder than it Looks

During a seated kata Sensei demonstrates kneewalking; an important skill to have if one were to be attacked while seated.

Demonstration of Using Bokken and Swords

Zenon, Sensei (left) demonstrates some advanced techniques, as Kevin Ng, Sensei attacks.