Health & Wellness
Martial Arts: The Samurai Sword Part II
This 8 week course continues refining the basics of solo sword & stick practice adding more dynamic footwork, new draws, rolls, kata and refining was learned in Part I.
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Once per week
over 8 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a “Multi-Day” course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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During this 8 week course we will continue our studies on: - Drawing & re-sheathing the sword - Martial arts movements like rolling and falling - Physical conditioning - Concentration and focus exercises Class structure: Warm-up Sword & Stick Skills Kata development Meditation Discussion, Q&A I want children to find their own movement, not just mimic my own. I utilize kata, and some traditions, but only as frame of reference. Material in this class comes from the following arts: Iado...
The takeaways of sword work is an ability to focus with surgical precision, act from a calm place, be aware of your surroundings, and use your imagination to solve problems.
Kata and movement practices between classes. Suggesting 10 minutes a day.
Martial Arts Belt (any color) or any belt that can fit tightly and doesn't easily come loose. Wooden Bokken Training Sword (with sheath) or smooth stick. Should be easily taken out, and stay secure when put back in. Stick/sword should not be any higher than the student's naval. 29" is a standard size for a child: https://martialartssupermarket.com/product/bokken-with-wood-scabbard-28-inch-child/
Students will be asked to demonstrate movements and kata, and/or make up their own.
30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Make sure the room where the child is working has enough room to swing a sword, go to the ground and get up without bumping into anything hazardous. Please no real, metal, or sharpened swords for this class. A wooden or plastic sword with a scabbard (sheath) is recommended. Sword height should not be any taller than the navel of the student. Stick height can be between the navel and underarm.
NC Systema Martial Arts, Fitness & Creative Movement
168 total reviews
59 completed classes
NC Systema is a martial arts school located in the Research Triangle in North Carolina. Various classes are available on self-defense, health practices, stress proofing, and fitness for all ages. Systema is a complete training system for the...