Tenshinsho-den Katori Shinto-ryu
kenjutsu (odachi, kodachi, ryoto); iaijutsu (odachi); bojutsu (rokushaku bo); naginatajutsu (onaginata); sojutsu (su yari); jujutsu; shurikenjutsu; ninjutsu; chikujojutsu; gunbaiho; in-yo kigaku
early Muromachi period (ca. 1447)
Iizasa Choisai Ienao
Iizasa Yoshisada, 20th headmaster
Primarily located in:
Books and DVDs
- Katori Shinto-ryu: Warrior Tradition
- Our new one-volume edition of the book formerly known as The Deity and the Sword by Otake Risuke.
- Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto-ryu
- in Old School by Ellis Amdur.
- Katori Shinto Ryu at the Keishinkan
- Under the direction of Katie Noad, in Perth, Australia.
- Katori Shinto Ryu in Holland
- Web site of shidosha Erik Louw.
- Katori Shinto-ryu in Germany
- In German; affiliated with the Sugino Dojo.
- Sugino Dojo: Studying Katori Shinto Ryu in Japan
- An essay by Corey Reid.
- Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto Ryu Belgium
- Web page of the Taki Dojo, run by "Shock" Chauveau, under the direction of Erik Louw, shidosha.
- Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto Ryu Sugino Dojo Deutschland
- In German.
- Tenshinsho-den Katori Shinto Ryu at Finger Lakes Koryu
- Group in Ithaca, NY, led by Larry Bieri, under the direction of Phil Relnick, shidosha.
- Nihon Kobudo Kyokai 30th Anniversary: Part 1 by Guy Buyens
- Notes on the ryu that participated in the Kobudo Kyokai's 30th Anniversary demonstration, 2009.
- 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
- Kenjutsu, demonstrated by Shiiki Munenori (left) and Otake Nobutoshi
- Hono Embu, Kashima Shrine, 6/12/94.
- Kyoso (Otake) Shigetoshi performing iaijutsu
- Nihon Kobudo Shinkokai Hono Embu, Meiji Shrine, 11/3/96.
- Phil Relnick, Larry Bieri, and Will Schutt present techniques of the Katori Shinto-ryu
- Demonstration at the Missouri Botanical Gardens Japanese Matsuri, 2004.
- Video of Otake Risuke
- performing Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto-ryu in Hawaii in the late 1980s.
- Way of the Warrior - Way of the Samurai on YouTube
- The famous BBC production. Katori Shinto-ryu is featured in this 4-part segment.
Article at Koryu.com
Book review at Koryu.com
Photograph at Koryu.com
Link to video
Link to other web site
Last modified on
August 31, 2009
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