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Daisho: Mystical Blades of the Japanese Samurai

The samurai did most of his fighting with the long katana, shown above. Its forged steel blade was the secret of its strength.

At the birth of a samurai—the servant warrior to a daimyo, or lord—a sword was present in the room. And when he died, survivors placed his swords beside him in the expectation he would defend his daimyo from demons in the afterlife. Continue reading “Daisho: Mystical Blades of the Japanese Samurai”

KWU International Professional League Seminar with Shihan Ivo Kamenov (video)

The Kyokushin World Union and the Bulgarian Karate Kyokushin Federation organized the KWU International Professional League seminar that took place simultaneously with SENSHI’s fifth edition.

The seminar took place in Varna on February 20-23 at the Palace of Culture and Sports. The event was for judges, instructors, and competitors, as all the graduates received special diplomas. Continue reading “KWU International Professional League Seminar with Shihan Ivo Kamenov (video)”