How to Use a Katana Defensive Move in a Sword Fight

Learn how to do a defensive katana move from Sensei Oliver Martin in this katana sword fighting video from Howcast.

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So here is an example of some other defensive movements in kenjutsu. So as he comes in from his skeet, I'm going to want to defend myself here with my sword using it almost like a shield. Ok. As I control the outside of the blade here, which is the most dangerous cutting area, that I want to avoid. Alright, I wanna use my footwork, my, my armwork, my body movement to get inside this area so that I can then begin to manipulate him. Ok. So that's just a little bit more about how to use other defensive movements in kenjustsu.

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