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KUKISHIN-RYU BO-JUTSU (SHODEN-CHUDEN-OKUDEN) with MATS HJELM

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Kukishin-ryu Jo-jutsu

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All 29 Kukishin-ryu Bo-jutsu techniques in HD quality, total playing time is 40 minutes. 2.14 Gb (H.264, AAC, 1280x720p)

This was filmed at the Bujinkan Kaigozan Dojo during the summer of 2016 and 2017. The theme was Kukishin-ryu Bo-jutsu.

There is no verbal instructions on this film. Each technique is demonstrated several times from all angles. For more information about this ryu-ha click here! Please notice there is several sub-pages to this page with more information.

六尺棒術 ROKUSHAKU BŌ JUTSU

The bōjutsu of Kukishin Ryū is best described as a method used to defeat/trick wielders of other weapons. It has special striking techniques that allow the Bō to feign quickly and re-direct its aim; a special method of “twirling” (Bofurigata) designed to confuse opponents and keep them at bay; and thrusting techniques that correlate with throwing the staff as a projectile (nagebō). Aspects of the Bōjutsu are gleaned from two other weapons within the school: naginata and the spear (from Wikipedia).

There is five levels in Kukishin-ryu Rokushaku Bōjutsu.
1. Bōjutsu Kihon Kata
2. Bōjutsu Keiko Sabaki Kata
3. Bōjutsu Shoden Kata
4. Bōjutsu Chūden Kata
5. Bōjutsu Ōkuden Kata

We already made a video of the first two levels a long time ago (see here).

Covered in this video is

初傳型 SHODEN KATA

1. 中段杆打 CHŪDAN KANGI
2. 下段杆打 GEDAN KANGI
3. 詒変杆打 IHEN KANGI
4. 上段護技 JŌDAN GŌGI
5. 一文字護技 ICHIMONJI GŌGI
6. 平一文字護技 HIRAICHIMONJI GŌGI
7. 一文字掃く技 ICHIMONJI HAKUGI
8. 青眼掃く技 SEIGAN HAKUGI
9. 天地人こう技 TENCHIJIN HAKUGI

中傳型 CHŪDEN KATA

1. 上段挨技 JŌDAN AIGI
2. 下段挨技 GEDAN AIGI
3. 平一文字挨技 HIRAICHIMONJI AIGI
4. 中段じゅ技 CHŪDAN JŪGI
5. 一文字じゅ技 ICHIMONJI JŪGI
6. 詥変ちゅう技 IHEN JŪGI
7. 青眼摧技 SEIGAN SAIGI
8. 天地人摧技 TENCHIJIN SAIGI
9. 一文字摧技 ICHIMONJI SAIGI

奥傳 OKUDEN KATA

1. 上段搶技 JŌDAN SŌGI
2. 下段搶技 GEDAN SŌGI
3. 平一文字搶技 HIRAICHIMONJI SŌGI
4. 中段格技 CHŪDAN KAKUGI
5. 一文字格技 ICHIMONJI KAKUGI
6. 詥変格技 IHEN KAKUGI
7. 青眼拒技 SEIGAN YAKUGI
8. 天地人拒技 TENCHIJIN YAKUGI
9. 撆倒拒技 HEITO YAKUGI

Title: Kukishin-ryu Bo-jutsu Shoden, Chuden, Okuden kata with Mats Hjelm
Instructors: Mats Hjelm
Theme: Kukishin-ryu Rokushaku Bo-jutsu
Recorded: Recorded in Kaigozan Dojo, Stockholm Summer 2016 & 2017

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Duration: 40 min…

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KUKISHIN-RYU JO-JUTSU with MATS HJELM

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Kukishin-ryu Jo-jutsu

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All 8 Kukishin-ryu Jo-jutsu techniques in HD quality, total playing time is 20 minutes. 1.08 Gb (H.264, AAC, 1280x720p)

This was filmed at the Bujinkan Kaigozan Dojo during the summer of 2015. The theme was Kukishin-ryu Jo-jutsu.

There is no verbal instructions on this film. Each technique is demonstrated several times from all angles. For more information about this ryu-ha click here! Please notice there is several sub-pages to this page with more information.

杖術 JŌ-JUTSU

The Jojutsu techniques was developed by Ōkuni Kogenta Yukihisa the 11’th Sōke of Kukishin-ryu in the Genna period (1615-1624). The length of the stick is individual, when placed on the ground it should reach up to your armpit.

We use the same Kamae, strikes and blocks as in Rokushakubōjutsu. The first Jojutsu technique is the same as the last technique in Bōjutsu Keiko Sabaki Kata.

型 KATA

1. 十文字 JŪMONJI
2. 六法 ROPPŌ
3. 九法 KYŪHO
4. 龍飛 HIRYŪ
5. 附入 TSUKEIRI
6. 腕掛 UDEKAKE
7. 小手返 KOTE-GAESHI
8. 太刀落 TACHI-OTOSHI

Title: Kukishin-ryu Jo-jutsu with Mats Hjelm
Instructors: Mats Hjelm
Theme: Kukishin-ryu Jo-jutsu
Recorded: Recorded in Kaigozan Dojo, Stockholm July 2015

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Size: 1 075 472 723 bytes (1,08 GB on disk)
Dimensions: 1280×720
Codecs: H.264, AAC, Photo – JPEG, QuickTime Text
Duration: 20 min…

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biken#04 KUKISHIN-RYU BIKENJUTSU with HOLGER KUNZMANN

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80 minutes, 637 Mb for $19.99
(H.264, 400p)
Available as download or DVD

This DVD contains all the nine basic sword techniques from Kukishin-ryu Bikenjutsu Kata plus the Sayugyaku techniques. They are taught and explained thoroughly as a basic foundation, and then with many applications and variations.

Shortly after returning from training in Japan again with Soke and the Shihan, Holger held this seminar in Kaigozan Dojo, Stockholm, Sweden. This DVD contains all the nine basic sword techniques from Kukishin-ryu Bikenjutsu Kata plus the Sayugyaku techniques. They are taught and explained thoroughly as a basic foundation, and then with many applications and variations.

The techniques covered on this DVD is the following.

附込 TSUKI KOMI
突掛 TSUKI KAKE
斬上 KIRI AGE
斬下 KIRI SAGE
銯止 KASUGAI DOME
小蝶返 KOCHOU GAESHI
四方斬 SHIHOU GIRI
八方斬 HAPPOU GIRI
月之輪 TSUKI NO WA

All these techniques are explained and taught in detail.

Recorded in Stockholm, Sweden March 2009

Who is Holger Kunzmann?

Holger’s main interest in Bujinkan is the basics. And he has become quite famous for his excellent taijutsu and very good knowledge and skill of the basics in Bujinkan.
Holger’s web site… http://www.bkd-reutlingen.de/

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KAIGOUSURU 2007 TAIKAI – The BEST and the LAST Training Party

Buy the DVD click here!395 minutes (that’s about 6.5 hours material!), get it all for $29.98 Scroll down to get the discount. Or buy videos separately from $11.99.

Kaigousuru 2007 – the eleventh and The BEST and the LAST Training Party with…

- Ed Martin (USA)
- Holger Kunzmann (Germany)
- Lauri Jokinen (Finland)
- Mariette v.d. Vliet (Holland)
- Mats Hjelm (Sweden)
- Michael Schjerling (Denmark)
- Morten Østenstad (Norway)
- Moti Nativ (Israel)
- Sveneric Bogsäter (Holland)

- Sheila Haddad (USA) was also attending the seminar, she taught massage on the bonus video only.

This years theme was Kukishin-ryu Dakentaijutsu and most of the instructors had been in Japan this year. Many techniques from most Kukishin-ryu Dakentaijutsu levels was taught, the emphasis most instructors taught this year was basics, basics, basics. This was maybe the best Kaigousuru Taikai of all! It was the last Kaigousuru R.I.P.

We had the Kaigousuru 2007 DVD for sale here, now we also released the Bonus material (see below).

395 minutes (that’s about 6.5 hours material!), get it all for $29.98 Scroll down to get the discount. Or buy videos separately from $11.99.

Recorded in Stockholm, Sweden April 2007

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Part 1 – 132 minutes, 1.38 Gb for $11.99

Kaigousuru Taikai 2007 part 1

132 minutes Moti Nativ from Israel, Mariette v.d. Vliet from Netherlands, Sveneric Bogsäter from Sweden/Netherlands, Ed Martin from the United States and Mats Hjelm from Sweden all taught Taijutsu and weapons.



Part 2 – 94 minutes, 963 Mb for $11.99

Kaigousuru Taikai 2007 part 2

94 minutes Holger Kunzmann from Germany, Morten Østenstad from Norway, Michael Schjerling from Denmark all taught Taijutsu and weapons.



Part 3 – 101 minutes, 1014 Mb for $11.99

Kaigousuru Taikai 2007 part 3

101 minutes Sveneric Bogsäter from Sweden/Netherlandsd, Holger Kunzmann from Germany, Lauri Jokinen from Finland, Ed Martin from the United States all taught Taijutsu and weapons.



Bonus – 68 minutes, 810 Mb for $9.99

Kaigousuru Taikai 2007 Bonus Material

68 minutes bonus material that didn’t fit on the DVD. Ed Martin taught breathing Exercises, Moti Nativ taught Feldenkrais ATM (Awareness Through Movement), Sheila Haddad taught how to boost energy with massage acupressure.



Special discount prices

All 4 Kaigousuru 2007 videos

Get all four videos above and save $15.97. Total 395 minutes and 4.1 Gb download


All the videos above – 395 minutes, 4.1 Gb for $29.99


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Bojutsu vs Kenjutsu vs Bojutsu vs Kenjutsu…

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Cutting against his arm

This summer like most summers we train a lot more with long weapons since the dojo is too small to really use long weapons properly. This summer we train Bojutsu against Kenjutsu (long staff against sword). I think I teach and train a little different than most Bujinkan teachers out there, but I can’t really say maybe there is those who approach the training like I do. Let me explain.

Kote haneage followed by Haneage

Kote haneage followed by Haneage

First of all you learn how to use the staff, spinning and striking etc, this is mostly solo-training. Then you learn the Keiko Sabaki Kata (movement practice techniques) in my dojo we only practice one technique for the whole two hour class. Some students really have problems with coordination, others capture it quicker. In this first step I don’t mention distance, timing or anything except which strikes and blocks to make. This can also be solo-training and done alone against an imagined opponent.

Second I take the sword and we focus on how to handle the situation the best way with a sword. If he is attacking me with the staff I immediately counter him by stepping forward. I’m not gonna step backwards defending myself all the time, when he steps in to strike me in his preferred distance out of my reach; I boldly step in at the same time and block the staff and get even closer into my preferred distance so I can cut him with the sword. As I see it this is the only chance I have against a longer weapon, there is no point of running backwards.

Catching the staff and Tsuki

Catching the staff and Tsuki

Thirdly I take the staff again. I attack the kenjutsu-ka fully (not really, but almost) and make sure he does a good block, and as he block I don’t stay frozen or try to push harder on him. As I strike I’m already prepared for the next movement when he comes in and try to cut me, I move out to my distance and do the next strike.

Then I take the sword again and try to avoid being hit from this point in the technique, by blocking and countering again. I’m not really gonna give up or run away. If I can cut I will cut.

Then again I take the staff and try to deal with this really difficult opponent, I avoid his cut and counter him until the end of the technique where I make it impossible for him to do anything. Then the technique is finished without changing the sequences of the strikes, the only thing that is flexible is the distance and the timing. And this is where the true training comes in.

Then at the end of the class we record a short demo to video which will be available for download later. This is how we spend our two hour trainings at Kaigozan Dojo this summer.

No henka, no variations, true to the technique.

Kote haneage as he try to cut my left arm

Kote haneage as he try to cut my left arm

I always thought quality is better than quantity. It is amazing how cleverly these techniques is made up, it is so much more than executing the strikes rapidly against a rather passive opponent. If the opponent (sword-guy) is good and understand how to use the sword there is really not many options to change the technique and do something different, the possibility for henka becomes very narrow, what you can change is very small details. For me this is what henka means, you failed your initial technique and need to adapt because of miscalculation.

I know there are those out there only doing henka-training, but how do you do henka training only, henka of what? If you try to train yourself into intuition without basic foundation you are doing something I don’t understand. You weren’t born out from nowhere, someone did something very basic with someone and you was born. How do you henka anything into existence?

Victory ending of the technique

Victory ending of the technique

If anyone is interesting I’m doing three more one day Bojutsu mini-seminars this summer.

Happy Training!

/Mats

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