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You'll be ready to challenge someone to a duel -- and win! -- after you take the katana sword fighting lessons in this video series. Watch as Sensei Oliver Martin demonstrates all the moves you need to know to wield a katana with confidence.
So the first stance we are gonna cover today is hasso no kamae. Essentially your feet are about shoulder width apart and the sword is around, about your floating rib here. And you just want to keep the weight firmly distributed over both feet. And its basically a ready stance for many different types of kenjutsu techniques. This is hasso no kamae.