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2013 / Master swordsmith Matsuba to lecture and perform in Torrance, August 31

20130712 Samurai Sword Smith Lecture and Performance

  Kunimasa Matsuba, samurai swordsmith from Japan, will lecture and perform “Enbu” (sword demonstration) on Saturday, August 31, from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Sushi Chef Institute, 1123 Van Ness Ave, Torrance, CA 90501. Tickets are $45 per person including sushi lunch. Tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets are sold...
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2012 Orange County to host largest gathering of Japanese sword art outside of Japan, Aug 31, Sept 01

Japanese Sword Art Tameshigiri

Centuries ago in feudal Japan, life was very different than it is today. For the samurai of old, your very life was measured by your skill with a sword. Whether a dual between two quarrelsome samurai, or a challenge between two of the many thousands of sword schools, the conflict was typically over in...
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Feb 11,12: Iaido – Art of drawing and cutting with the sword (katana)

Iaido Oda Katsuo Sensei

On Feb 11 and 12, the Southern California Iaido Association (in conjunction with the Southern California Kendo Federation) will be hosting an iaido seminar at the Pasadena Buddhist Temple, 1993 Glen Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103. The seminar will take place from 9 am to 4 pm on the Saturday and Sunday. The seminar will...
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Iaido: Art of drawing and cutting with Japanese sword – Two days seminar to be held at Pasadena, Feb 19-20

Iaido: Art of drawing and cutting with Japanese sword – Two days seminar to be held at Pasadena, Feb 19-20

Katsuo Oda sensei of Shizuoka prefecture will come to the Iaido seminar in Pasadena in February 2011 (Photo courtesy of Spiros G Drossoulakis in Athens, Greek) On February 19 and 20, 2011, the Southern California Iaido Association will be hosting an iaido seminar at the Pasadena Buddhist Church on 1993 Glen Ave., Pasadena, California,...
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