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Old 11-12-2015, 03:06 PM   #36
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Re: The use of weapons

Jonathan Wong wrote: View Post
So if I understand right:
...Furthermore, in taijutsu, the "cutting" terminology has been emphasized in that very same lineage, as opposed to pushing, pulling, or smacking.
Well its all shomenuchi / yokomenuchi, my Japanese is non existent - does "uchi" means "cut"?

Also, the founder talked about swords all the time (especially the tsurugi, which is certainly a bladed weapon).
Tsurugi! Have a look at this video of Maeda Hiramasa (formerly ?) of Omoto kyo practising with his tsurigi:

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