A student of Noble House Kenjutsu adjusting a sageo at an educational antique sword display at the Kurimoto Japanese Garden.
Antique sword display
Manning a display of antique swords all owned and used by Noble House Kenjutsu students.
Performance of a kata utilizing the Naginata against two swords.
Geki Ro performance, also known as "Tornado Blade". The movement is reminiscent of the whirling, spinning winds of a tornado.
Rakka no Ken
Performance of the third kata, Rakka no Ken.
Preparation for a yokomen-uchi, or a cut to the side of the head.
Ten no Ken
"Ten no Ken" kamae, or "sword of heaven". The edge of the sword is directed toward the sky, or heaven.
Geki Ro performance
Preparing to begin the kata "Geki Ro".
San Gaku Tan no Tachi performance
Preparation for San Gaku Tan no Tachi, performed with a shinai.
A pause and transitional moment in the Enpi kata, or "Flying Swallow".
Finishing strike for one of the tanto kata.
Ending position for tanto kata.