Monthly Archives: January 2015

Kenshokan Iaido

Kenshokan Iaido Schools In Japanese, the term "kensho" literally means "seeing nature" while "kan" means "house" or "place of".  Kensho is the seeing of  the true nature of things, of oneself, and hence is a transformative experience.  At Kenshokan Iaido, we believe that the martial arts can help lead to an understanding of the self…
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Future of Shindo Important

FURUTRE OF SHINDO IMPORTANT By Sensei Jim Atkinson What if someone was to ask you, “What does Shindo represent, and what do you learn from it?” Could you answer this question? My answer would be that Shindo represents everything about Master Shintani’s life, and it teaches you the essence of body movement necessary for the…
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Seishin no Shindo

Seishin no Shindo By Sensei Dr. Robert J. Graham I had thought about what kind of a kata that would be good for the Shindo and decided that a Kitagawa kata would best fit the movements of the Shindo as well as capture the essence of Sensei Shintani's movements. Seisho seemed liked a very good…
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