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KOBUDO

Kobudo, which translates to "the way of ancient martial arts," delves deep into the historical weaponry practices of Japan. It's not just about mastering weapons; it's about understanding the spirit, culture, and artistry accompanying these traditional tools.

Bo (Staff):

  • The bo is a versatile weapon, typically made of wood or bamboo and measures about 5 to 6 feet long.

  • It's known for its simplicity and effectiveness, often used for strikes, blocks, and locking techniques.

  • Bo techniques emphasize balance, precise striking, and the use of both ends of the staff.

Sai:

  • The sai is a three-pronged weapon with a central, pointed blade and two tines.

  • Originally a farming tool, it has been adapted for self-defense. The central blade can block and trap an opponent's weapon, while the tines can strike and disarm.

Nunchaku:​​ 

Nunchaku consists of two wooden or foam sticks connected by a chain or cord.

  • They are known for fluid, spinning motions and rapid strikes.

  • Nunchaku techniques require coordination, dexterity, and timing.

Tonfa:

Tonfa are short sticks with a handle perpendicular to the shaft, used initially as handles for grinding stones.

  • In Kobudo, tonfa can be used for blocking, striking, and joint manipulation.

  • Tonfa techniques focus on defense and close-quarters combat.

Kobudo Classes

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1177-D Barrydowne Road

Sudbury Ontario

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705-280-7009

 

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thedojo@uchimartialarts.com

Please speak with Sensei if you are interested in participating in Kobudo classes

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