: All Weekend $230.00 / person
Saturday only: $80.00/ person
Sunday only : $150.00/ person
Williams will be teaching a tameshigiri and aiki jitsu seminar
at Lincolnton Aikido & Fitness in Lincolnton NC. This
seminar will encompass both beginning techniques for first
time students and advanced cutting and drawing techniques
for more experienced practitioners.
First time and beginning students will
be taught safe and effective drawing and returning saya,
proper cutting motions, effective angle of attack of the
sword when cutting, and techniques for basic cuts as well
as proper grip, body alignment and distance to target,.
More advanced practitioners will learn how to cut from the
draw with power, effective multiple cutting, and one handed
multiple cutting. Techniques for both combative and tournament
style cutting will be taught and demonstrated. Our perspective
on tameshigiri is that it is a practical art that must able
to be applied in a functional manner. There will be personal,
hands on, instruction for ever participant at every level.
The entry fee of $150.00 for the tameshigiri only will include
10 rolled and soaked targets, 5 single rolls and 5 double
rolls, of Bugei wara for each participant More targets and
larger targets may purchased in addition to the those provided
for by the basic seminar fee.
you are interested in more or larger targets you must let
us know before the deadline below.
There will be opportunity to ask the how and why of techniques,
sword design, sword care, etc.
Participants will be able to test various Bugei swords to
get a feel of how different swords cut.
Seminar will be limited to 25 participants so register as
soon as possible.
for registration is no later than August 30.
Reserve your spot TODAY!