Swordfighting in Köln
Japanese Samurai martial arts with the Katana
The Samurai and Katana are the symbol of traditional Japanese martial arts and culture and had a strong influence to all facets of society and martial arts. Aikido for example was developed using the basics of swordfighting. The samurai was part of the nobility and stood for honor, justice, courage and strength.
We teach two different sword-styles in our dojo:
An authentic martial art from 1693
Mugai Ryu is an old, authentic martial art of the Samurai. It was founded 1693 and passed on by generations. The deep connection to the Zen and plain beauty of the style, create the characteristic calmness and sharp attention.
Genko Nito Ryu
Martial art with two swords
Genko Nito Ryu is a Iaido and Kenjutsu style which solely focuses on fighting with two swords. The student is taught in Kata, Kumitachi and Tameshigiri with the Katana and the Wakizashi. The style is efficient and fight-oriented, the Kenjutsu and its effective, direct and lethal techniques are paramount.