Thread: On Koryu
View Single Post
Old 02-22-2011, 02:34 AM   #4
Hebrew Hammer
 
Hebrew Hammer's Avatar
Dojo: Lava Fitness (The Boxing Club)
Location: San Diego, CA
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 74
United_States
Offline
Re: On Koryu

I must admit I'm pretty ignorant of Koryu and what it entails...so Toby how do you define Koryu? How is it different from Aikido, Ninjitsu, or Karate or any Japanese Martial Art? Is it strictly from the Samurai traditions?

And does Koryu have things like 'closed door disciples' (actually this phrase is from Chinese arts) and contain scrolls of knowledge that are passed down the next patriarch of the ryu? Or is this also myth?

Stay Cut,

The Hebrew Hammer
  Reply With Quote