Sunday, January 17, 2010

JUTTE: a weaponless weapon kata? by Elmar T. Schmeisser sensei

Dr. Elmar T. Schmeisser 7th dan shotokan karate-do karateka

Elmar Schmeisser sensei is another modern day karate-do practitioner who has become a pioneer, innovator, explorer and researcher.

Elmar Schmeisser sensei is constantly revealing the truth about kata and its place in karate-do, he has also studied other arts in depth including Judo and Aikido

Elmar Schmeisser sensei website here

Elmar Schmeisser sensei is also the author of a few karate-do books which I have read and enjoyed very much.

1. Bunkai: Secrets of Karate Kata - The Tekki Series
2. Channan: Heart of the Heians
3. Advanced Karate-Do - Concepts, Techniques, and Methods

Below Elmar Schmeisser sensei presents a great article on the kata Jutte and its relationship to the bo, I hope you enjoy it as much as i did.

File from the website

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JUTTE: a weaponless weapon kata? – Elmar T. Schmeisser