Samurai Swords - The Katana:
Japanese Part Names and Basic Etiquette.
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Sensei Roemke explains the Japanese terms for just a few of the parts of the sword and introduces some concepts about respectfully using and caring for the weapon. There is a lot more to know and this is a very introductory explanation for novices who are just beginning to use this famous blade.
In all the sword videos on this channel Sensei Roemke demonstrates Enbukan techniques from the Enshin Itto Battojutsu Ryu as taught by the Machida family in Japan where he learned it.
There are 3 more youtube videos about the sword and Sensei Roemke teaches it much more in depth in the black belt video course at http://www.Ninja-Learning-Network.com:
This video is an excerpt from 7th kyu of the black belt video course "Basics of Ninja Training" available on DVD or instant download at http://www.ninja-learning-network.com