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Old 11-03-2006, 10:26 AM   #6
Hanna B
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Re: Has anyone ever heard of Taijutsu

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Matthew Feldmeyer wrote:
I was told about the godan tests which used to be taken with live blades. That idea scares me a bit also. I'm sure you can live through it, but it would be a very nasty sacrifice for one's budo if you don't get out of the way in time.
AFAIK the godan test has never been done with a live blade in the Bujinkan. They myth, however, is that that is how it was done "in the old days" long before Bujinkan was amalgamated from a set of old jujutsu/taijutsu schools.
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