Kenjutsu / Iaijutsu

One of the most beautiful and mysterious arts is that of Japanese Swordsmanship. Ken jutsu is the art of the Samurai, the combat techniques used for centuries on the battlefield and, yet, relevant today in modern applications.

Iai jutsu are the lightning fast draws and cuts used in duels. Together the techniques and katas are an art the allows the student to develop the strength and poise of the ancient warrior.

All students train by learning the code of the Samurai and sword etiquette. The curriculum includes exercises that teach proper sword handling as well as the unique muscular needs of the Samurai


Tameshigiri means “test cutting”. This practice teaches the student how to make actual cuts in realistic targets with the samurai sword. This practice is extremely dangerous and taught by senior Sensei only.

Video Resources

How to Tie the Obi


How to Tie the Hakama

How to Tie the Tasuki

How to Fold the Obi and Hakama After Practice