Tendo-ryu

Systems: naginatajutsu, kenjutsu (odachi, kodachi, nitto, tanto, kaiken), jojutsu (broken naginata), kusarigamajutsu
Date founded: November 21, 1582
Founded by: Saito Hangan Denkibo Katsuhide
Present representative/headmaster: 16th soke Mitamura Takeko
Primarily located in: Kyoto


Resources
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Photo  Advanced level naginata techniques
Nihon Kobudo Shinkokai Hono Embu, Shimogamo Shrine, Kyoto, 5/4/97
Book  "Field Guide to the Classical Japanese Martial Arts"
in Koryu Bujutsu
Photo  Kurt Schmucker and Eric Montes demonstrate
Woodinville Seiryukai Kagami Biraki, Woodinville, Washington, 1/15/00
Photo  Marikomi, performed by Harimoto Kayoko and Tanaka Miyako
Nihon Kobudo Shinkokai Hono Embu, Shimogamo Shrine, Kyoto, 5/4/97
Article  "The Meaning of Martial Arts Training: A Conversation with Sawada Hanae"
by Meik Skoss
Book  "The Meaning of Martial Arts Training: A Conversation with Sawada Hanae" by Meik Skoss
in Koryu Bujutsu
Web Site  Nichibukan Naginata--New York City Naginata Club
Tendo-ryu in the New York City area.
Photo  Shingetsu, performed by soke Mitamura Takeko (left) and Yoshida Kyoko
Nihon Kobudo Shinkokai Hono Embu, Shimogamo Shrine, Kyoto, 5/4/97
Web Site  Shingetsukai Home Page
The official organization of the Tendo-ryu
Photo  Tendo-ryu Technique
Group training in Tendo-ryu under the direction of Headmistress Mitamura Takeko.
Photo  Tendo-ryu Technique
Group training in Tendo-ryu under the direction of Headmistress Mitamura Takeko.
Photo  Tendo-ryu Technique
Group training in Tendo-ryu under the direction of Headmistress Mitamura Takeko.
Photo  Tendo-ryu Technique
Group training in Tendo-ryu under the direction of Headmistress Mitamura Takeko.
Photo  Tendo-ryu Technique
Perfect combat spacing between Headmistress Mitamura Takeko (right) and Sawada Hanae (left) of Tendo-ryu.
Photo  Tendo-ryu Technique
Tendo-ryu Nito (two-sword) technique.
Photo  Tendo-ryu Technique
Tendo-ryu kusarigamajutsu.
Photo  Yoshida Kunie (left) and Mitamura Takeko demonstrating naginata technique
20th Nihon Kobudo Embu Taikai, Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, 2/2/97

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Article  Article at Koryu.com
Book  Book review at Koryu.com
Picture  Photograph at Koryu.com
Video  Link to video
Link  Link to other web site
e-mail  E-Mail reference

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