View Single Post
Old 03-04-2011, 01:16 AM   #10
Ernesto Lemke
Dojo: Seikokan , Leeuwarden
Location: Leeuwarden. the Netherlands
Join Date: Aug 2002
Posts: 150
Re: Footwork differences between styles

Niall Matthews wrote: View Post
In kenjutsu (in the styles I am familiar with) the big toe is in the direction of the strike. Straight.
I couldn't find a pic but Maniwa nen ryu has both feet pointed outwards at a 45 degree angle.
Though not related to Maniwa nen ryu but the late Shirata Sensei's stance was the same.
  Reply With Quote