Okinawan Karate and Kobudo Dojo

 

 

 

 

Kobudo

"Kobudo", which literally translated means "Ancient Martial Ways", is a separate martial art, but closely related to karate.  Kobudo training is vitally important for many reasons.  Not only does Kobudo preserve an ancient Okinawan fighting art from being eroded by time, it enhances the practitioner's karate technique.  By training in weapons the individual develops a strong mental attitude, power, speed, focus and experience the "realness" of combat through Kobudo kumite.

 

The following weapons kata and kumite are taught according to the student's rank and abilities:

 

BO
- Bo taiso
- Bo taiso renshu
- Shushi no kun
- Sakagawa no kun
- Kubo no kun
- Sakagawa no kun dai ni

- Yakusoku bo dai ichi
- Yakusoku bo dai ni

- Bo/sai kumite
 

 NUNCHAKU
- Shorinkan no nunchaku dai ichi
- Shorinkan no nunchaku dai ni

KAMA
- Shorinkan no kama dai ichi
- Shorinkan no kama dai ni

- Kawa No Kama

SAI
- Sai jutsu dai ichi
- Sai jutsu dai ni

- Sai jutsu dai san 

EAKU
- Shorinkan no eaku

- Tsuken Sunakake no eaku
 

TONFA
- Shorinkan no tonfa 

- Tuifa Dai San

TANBO
- Tanbo dai ichi

TEKKO
- Miyazato no Tekko dai ichi

- Takemyoshi No Tekko dai ichi

- Takemyoshi No Tekko dai ni

NUNTE BO
- Takemyoshi No Nunte Bo Dai Ichi