Tenshinsho-den Katori Shinto-ryu

Systems: kenjutsu (odachi, kodachi, ryoto); iaijutsu (odachi); bojutsu (rokushaku bo); naginatajutsu (onaginata); sojutsu (su yari); jujutsu; shurikenjutsu; ninjutsu; chikujojutsu; gunbaiho; in-yo kigaku
Date founded: early Muromachi period (ca. 1447)
Founded by: Iizasa Choisai Ienao
Present representative/headmaster: Iizasa Yoshisada, 20th headmaster
Primarily located in: Chiba


Resources
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Books and DVDs
Dojo
General
Photos and videos


Books and DVDs

Link Type Katori Shinto-ryu: Warrior Tradition
Our new one-volume edition of the book formerly known as The Deity and the Sword by Otake Risuke.
Link Type Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto-ryu
in Old School by Ellis Amdur.

Dojo

Link Type Katori Shinto Ryu at the Keishinkan
Under the direction of Katie Noad, in Perth, Australia.
Link Type Katori Shinto Ryu in Holland
Web site of shidosha Erik Louw.
Link Type Katori Shinto-ryu in Germany
In German; affiliated with the Sugino Dojo.
Link Type Shimbukan Dojo
Under the direction of Shihan Otake Risuke.
Link Type Sugino Dojo: Studying Katori Shinto Ryu in Japan
An essay by Corey Reid.
Link Type Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto Ryu Belgium
Web page of the Taki Dojo, run by "Shock" Chauveau, under the direction of Erik Louw, shidosha.
Link Type Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto Ryu Sugino Dojo Deutschland
In German.

General

Link Type Nihon Kobudo Kyokai 30th Anniversary: Part 1 by Guy Buyens New
Notes on the ryu that participated in the Kobudo Kyokai's 30th Anniversary demonstration, 2009.
Link Type Tenshinsho-den Katori Shinto Ryu
The official website of the Tenshinsho-den Katori Shinto Ryu in the Americas; under the direction of Phil Relnick, shidosha.

Photos and videos

Link Type Kenjutsu, demonstrated by Shiiki Munenori (left) and Otake Nobutoshi
Hono Embu, Kashima Shrine, 6/12/94.
Link Type Kyoso (Otake) Shigetoshi performing iaijutsu
Nihon Kobudo Shinkokai Hono Embu, Meiji Shrine, 11/3/96.
Link Type Phil Relnick, Larry Bieri, and Will Schutt present techniques of the Katori Shinto-ryu
Demonstration at the Missouri Botanical Gardens Japanese Matsuri, 2004.
Link Type Video of Otake Risuke
performing Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto-ryu in Hawaii in the late 1980s.
Link Type Way of the Warrior - Way of the Samurai on YouTube
The famous BBC production. Katori Shinto-ryu is featured in this 4-part segment.

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