The Aiki Way

Posted by on Feb 10, 2011 in Stories of the Way

No hands fighting

Posted by on Feb 9, 2011 in Stories of the Way

The story is told of an actual 16th Century Japanese warrior named Tsukahara Bokuden, and his art of “mutekatsu“, or “no hands fighting”. Bokuden, like many samurai warriors of that time, was traveling around Japan to test his martial skills. One day, when crossing Lake Biwa on a ferry boat crowded with passengers, he was challenged […]