Martial Arts

The Best Samurai Fails on the Net

As a sword practitioner, I feel it is my duty to bring you the epic samurai failings of the internet. If you’re looking for good, quality content – today is not your day. But, if you enjoy watching cringe-worthy videos about swords, you’ve come to the right place. This first video comes courtesy of In many sword [...]


Stop Trying To Do It and Do It!

Something interesting happened to me the other day. During Kenjutsu training, we have a formal Rei (respect) ceremony before starting and ending class. The basic steps involve: Chakuza – kneeling down into seiza Placing the sword in front Two bows, one to the sword and one to the shinza Two claps (to awaken the kami to our training) [...]