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This is the interior with the kamiza centered and two weapon racks for the longer weapons. Above the kamiza is a board where the rules for students of the tradition are written down.
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Curriculum


The soke tradition of Takenouchi ryu has both armed as unarmed combat in its curriculum. The following arts are still practiced today:

KanjiRomanjiDescription
捕手捕縄Torite hojoRope techniques
捕手腰の廻 (小具足組討)Torite koshinomawari (kogusoke kumiuchi)Dagger techniques
剣法斉手Kenpo saideSword techniques
剣法抜刀Kenpo battoSword drawing techniques
羽手 (拳法躰術)Hade (kenho taijyutsu)Unarmed combat
BoPole techniques
薙刀NaginataPole arm techniques
殺活法SatsukatsuhoRevival techniques

This includes some particular weapons as jutte (十手ーiron bar), nabebuta (鍋蓋ーpot lit) and karakasa (唐傘ーumbrella).

The main focus for beginners are techniques from the bo, hade and kogusoku series.