Okinawan Kobudo, Machimura Itto ryu, Advincula's Combat Escrima and Chinese Sword and Sabre.
The weapons class covers a wide range of area of study. Okinawan kobudo is the study of old Okinawan weapons. This includes the staff (bo), sai, tuifa (tonfa), eku (kai) and kama's. Traditional Japanese naginata (halbard). We practice basics, traditional Okinawan kata or forms, two man drills and sparring.
The Machimura Itto Ryu is a Samurai sword system developed by Master Ronald Lindsey during his study of the sword during his 40 plus years of practice. This system covers Iaijitsu and Kenjitsu. We practice basics, kata and two person drills. Some of this class is done with bokken and live swords.
Master A.J. Advincula developed his system, Advincula's combat Escrima, from his 60 years of study. He was also a U.S. Marine hand to hand and weapons instructor. In class we practice with sticks with an eye to using edged weapons. This class uses single stick, double stick, knife, sword and dagger and the double sword
* Class Schedule *
Tue. & Thur. 8:00 pm to 8:50 pm
Sat. at 11:00 am t0 12:20 pm