Intensive Training March, 2014 – the first day – Corrections and more corrections.

DSC_0123 DSC_0124DSC_0119DSC_0144DSC_0165DSC_0209Members of the four study groups who travel to the Yastushiro dojo for training are able to take part in the Intensive Training sessions which run from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Here are a few shots from my first day – I was terrible. Taisha-ryu being a koryu style that was created during the Sengoku Jidai for use on 16th century battlefields is very different to anything I’d studied before in my twelve years of iaido and kenjutsu – believe me, it’s harder than it looks in these pictures.