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Come join our school, once a month, to get an introduction to Japanese swordsmanship. This is an open class to learn basic techniques: how to handle the sword, a proper swing, and general introduction to the traditional manner the sword is studied in Japan.

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Swords in the Park! Sparring Classes.

Needs a location

$10.00

This is an ongoing class to teach sparring. Join a bunch of folks and swing a sword outdoors. It's fun! Beginners and experienced welcome.

You will learn stances, footwork, blocks and strikes. Then try it out with other people! Totally safe, with a huge focus on control and technique, plus it's a great workout. Build on previous lessons. Come for one day or come for a bunch.

Location: ​
Campbell Community Center
1 W Campbell Ave
Campbell, CA 95008

NOTE: We will be on the grass right next to Campbell Ave, in front of the main buildings. Look for trees, a fountain, and a sandwich board sign that says "Japanese Sword". There is a large parking lot off of Campbell Ave.

All you need to bring are loose fitting clothes and good shoes. Padded swords will be used for actual sparring, and wooden ones for learning technique. Buying your own equipment is recommended but not needed when you start.

This event is part of the Seibu Ryu School of Japanese Sword that teaches traditional Japanese sword arts.
Learn more at www.seiburyusanjose.com

Swords! Intro to Japanese Sword Fighting

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This is a free event hosted by Seibu Ryu School of Japanese Sword. The focus is to introduce, to beginners, the basics of Japanese swordsmanship. No equipment needed, it shall be provided. We will use traditional wooden swords and go through a number of exercises on how to strike, defend, and using your legs to get there. Focus fun, safety, and introducing this great art to the world.

This will be held during our normal martial arts class, so you get to see what one looks like.

Also check out our weekly sparring class held at the Campbell Community Center. Look for our event here on Meetup.

More info about what we do:
SAN JOSE 正武流 - Home (seiburyusanjose.com)

Swords in the Park! Sparring Classes.

Needs a location

$10.00

This is an ongoing class to teach sparring. Join a bunch of folks and swing a sword outdoors. It's fun! Beginners and experienced welcome.

You will learn stances, footwork, blocks and strikes. Then try it out with other people! Totally safe, with a huge focus on control and technique, plus it's a great workout. Build on previous lessons. Come for one day or come for a bunch.

Location: ​
Campbell Community Center
1 W Campbell Ave
Campbell, CA 95008

NOTE: We will be on the grass right next to Campbell Ave, in front of the main buildings. Look for trees, a fountain, and a sandwich board sign that says "Japanese Sword". There is a large parking lot off of Campbell Ave.

All you need to bring are loose fitting clothes and good shoes. Padded swords will be used for actual sparring, and wooden ones for learning technique. Buying your own equipment is recommended but not needed when you start.

This event is part of the Seibu Ryu School of Japanese Sword that teaches traditional Japanese sword arts.
Learn more at www.seiburyusanjose.com

Swords in the Park! Sparring Classes.

Needs a location

$10.00

This is an ongoing class to teach sparring. Join a bunch of folks and swing a sword outdoors. It's fun! Beginners and experienced welcome.

You will learn stances, footwork, blocks and strikes. Then try it out with other people! Totally safe, with a huge focus on control and technique, plus it's a great workout. Build on previous lessons. Come for one day or come for a bunch.

Location: ​
Campbell Community Center
1 W Campbell Ave
Campbell, CA 95008

NOTE: We will be on the grass right next to Campbell Ave, in front of the main buildings. Look for trees, a fountain, and a sandwich board sign that says "Japanese Sword". There is a large parking lot off of Campbell Ave.

All you need to bring are loose fitting clothes and good shoes. Padded swords will be used for actual sparring, and wooden ones for learning technique. Buying your own equipment is recommended but not needed when you start.

This event is part of the Seibu Ryu School of Japanese Sword that teaches traditional Japanese sword arts.
Learn more at www.seiburyusanjose.com

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Swords in the Park! Sparring Classes.

Needs a location

$10.00

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