Komagawa Tarōzaemon

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Komagawa Tarozaemon
Other namesKaishin
StyleKenjutsu, Naginatajutsu, and Juttejutsu.
Teacher(s)Kamiizumi Ise no kami Nobutsuna
RankFounder, practitioner of Shinkage-ryū


Komagawa Tarozaemon was a disciple under the famous Kamiizumi Ise no kami Nobutsuna, founder of Shinkage-ryū[1] Tarozaemon's Komagawa Kaishin-ryū was handed down through the Maeda clan of Kaga,[2] where he taught the use of the tachi (long sword), kodachi (short sword), jitte (a hooked truncheon used for arresting and disarming), naginata (glaive), and two-sword fighting[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Tokitsu, Kenji(2005). Miyamoto Musashi: His Life and Writings. Shambhala Publications, Inc. 278-279
  2. ^ "...Kaishin Ryu is Budo tradition that was handed down to Maeda clan of Kaga ( Toyama prefecture).[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Shinbukan Archived 2008-07-04 at the Wayback Machine