SAMURAI CULTURAL CENTRE
AUSTRALIAN / OCEANIC HONBU 梟 FUKUROU DOJO
Sekiguchiryu Battou-jutsu tradition can be traced
to the founder & creator Sekiguchi 1560's
What is a legitimate Koryu Bujutsu Samurai Schools
priorities are as follows:
- Combat effectiveness
- Discipline / Morals
Historical origin / battlefields Feudal Japan
Developed by Warriors for Warriors
Pre-Meiji Restoration 1868-Historical Past
Lineage system is taught directly from Teacher to Student
Traditional training methods combat focused
Do not play for competitions or titles/trophies etc
Few members and secretive training methods
Recognised as Koryu Bujutsu system within Japan
by other historical traditions of Samurai Martial Arts
" Our Mission is to educate the public about the true spirit of Bushido; thus preserving
our tradition for future Generation's "
This Noble Sword School Sekiguchiryu - served for centuries and was held in the highest esteem
among Honorable families such as the Hosokawa clan of Kumamoto, and even the Tokugawa Shogunate until its abolishment, which lead Japan into the "Meiji Restoration 1868".
Law-reforms, introduced by the "Meiji-Restoration" Government would make a Samurai, an Outlaw to openly carry two swords in public; Hence the demise of these proud warriors their customs and traditions.
Today within the Koryu Bujutsu communities that continue to practice
Ancient Military Combative Arts, Sekiguchiryu Reputation is "Legendary".
We continue to Honour the old ways
Embu = Public demonstrations.
Kata = Traditional combative drills.
Bunkai = Technical Knowledge of combative methods.
Gekken = Free-fight / Application of technique in a pressure contest.
Tameshigiri = Cutting of tatami targets with live blade swords.
Heiho = Ancient Scrolls study of Warfare tactics and battlefield strategies.
Reiho = Traditional warrior etiquette, customs and traditions.
Keiko = Regular revision of skill sets, on-going training.
Samurai training is offered to those willing to commit themselves to learn this unique tradition of Swordsmanship that cultivate one's mind, body and spirit. Our intention is to preserve Samurai culture of Japan for future generations; As taught by the 17th Generation Sekiguchiryu Battou-Jutsu Shihan/Master Yamada Toshiyasu.