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Shinto Muso Ryu

Books LLC

Published July 9th 2011
ISBN : 9781155721262
90 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 25. Chapters: Shint Mus -ry, History of Shint Mus -ry, Mus Gonnosuke, Shint Mus -ry Jo Kata, Zen Nihon kend renmeiMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 25. Chapters: Shint Mus -ry, History of Shint Mus -ry, Mus Gonnosuke, Shint Mus -ry Jo Kata, Zen Nihon kend renmei J d, Ikkaku-ry juttejutsu, Isshin-ry kusarigamajutsu, Ittatsu-ry, Kasumi Shint -ry Kenjutsu, Uchida Ryu Tanjojutsu, Ry hei Uchida, Uchida Ryogoro. Excerpt: Shint Mus -ry, or Shind Mus -ry ), most commonly known by its practice of j d, is a traditional school (kory ) of the Japanese martial art of j jutsu, or the art of wielding the short staff (j ). The technical purpose of the art is to learn how to defeat a swordsman in combat using the j, with an emphasis on proper combative distance, timing and concentration. The system includes teachings of other weapon systems which are contained in Shint Mus -ry as auxiliary arts (Fuzoku ryuha). The school is sometimes abbreviated as SMR. The art was founded by the samurai Mus Gonnosuke Katsuyoshi (, fl. c.1605, dates of birth and death unknown) in the early Edo period (1603-1868) and, according to legend, first put to use in a duel with Miyamoto Musashi (, 1584-1645). The original art created by Mus Gonnosuke has evolved and been added upon ever since its inception and up to modern times. The art was successfully brought outside of its original domain in Fukuoka and outside of Japan itself in the 19th and 20th century. The spreading of Shint Mus -ry beyond Japan was largely the effort of Takaji Shimizu, 1896-1978), considered the 25th headmaster. With the assistance of his own students and the cooperation of the kend community, Shimizu spread Shint Mus -ry worldwide. Mus Gonnosuke Katsuyoshi, founder of Shint Mus -ry (Image from the Buko Hyakunin Isshu)According to its own history, Shint Mus -ry was founded in the Keich era (1594-1614) by Mus Gonnosuke, a samurai with considerable martial arts experience. His experiences, which...