Kyoso Shigetoshi Sensei and his students demonstrating Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto-ryu Kenjutsu during the 42nd Nihon Kobudo Embutaikai held at the Nippon Budokan on February 3rd, 2019. The event also commemorated the 40th anniversary of the Nihon Kobudo Kyokai.
Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto-ryu is one of the oldest Japanese martial arts schools . It was founded by Duke Iizasa Ienao in 1447, when he retired to the Katori-jingu shrine in Katori, which was dedicated to Futsunushi no Mikoto, a tutelary deity of martial arts.
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