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Old 02-14-2002, 02:31 AM   #11
Chris Li
 
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Originally posted by Edward
(Naginata was a women's weapon by the way).

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Edward
That's more or less a myth. Yes, some women did use naginata, but it was never exclusively a weapon reserved for women. Many ryu have nagainata in their curriculum, practiced with and used by men. There's an article that covers this at http://koryu.com/library/wwj2.html

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Chris

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