Learn Japanese sword online or in Tokyo.
Shin Munen Ryu Kenjutsu is a traditional Japanese sword martial art based in Japan.
Shin Munen Ryu 新無念流 is a Koryu based sword system. This style of swordsmanship derives from the Edo period of Japan.
Our school focuses on the long sword (katana) and short sword (wakizashi). You learn Kenjutsu in paired forms called, kata. Iaido and Iaijutsu is taught as well as using a metal swords. Bokuto, iaito and shinai, Wooden and metal and bamboo swords are all used in training.
Our emphasis is on correct technique and understanding. An open mind and heart are valuable to learning the martial arts. Japanese budo is an interesting endeavor that will engage your mind and body. Although we are learning sword combat that stems from the fighting men of medieval Japan, the samurai, the value of learning is to help ourselves and society become a better place. The headquarters is currently the Renshinkan 錬心館 in Tokyo, Japan.
If you have interest to learn through our distance courses they are available to those outside of the Tokyo area. For information on online learning please contact us.