Iaido & Kenjutsu Dojo Tours - Training in english
What is Iaido?
Iaido (or the art of challenging one's ego) is the art of drawing one’s sword and defeating the opponent in a single movement. The opponent is of course imagined and the combat is performed in a “Kata” (a set of stylized movements). In fact, Iaido allows us to face our number one enemy; oneself. This is why we often refer to this practice as “slicing one’s ego”.
It is also believed that this practice is a method of reform, and unity of oneself.
Iaido is practiced with a Bokken (wooden sword) and an Iaito (unsharpened sword). At the expert level however, one uses a Katana (sharpened sword).
Why practice Iaido?
Like Aikido, Iaido is a philosophy and a lifestyle which allows for personal development, increase in self-confidence and concentration as well as bodily, mental and emotional relaxation.
With every sword movement, one challenges our biggest enemy (oneself) which slowly drains our ego, resulting in it taking less and less control over our lives.
Iaido is for everyone, regardless of gender, physical condition or age (for our classes; 18 years of age is required).
- Laurent Bertrel - 3. Dan (ZNKR - CNK 2009)
Wich school - Ryu?
- Seite Iai
- Muso Shinden Ryu
- Every Thursday from 19:40 to 21:00 and Saturday (1 time a month) from 9:00 to 12:00 (until the end of 2016).
- Please come 15 minutes before the training.
Where in Tours?
- Tours center (come soon...).
- The first training is free!
- Come soon...
For a subscription and info about the price, please contact directly Laurent per e-mail.
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Josip // Iaido & Aikido
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