Japanese-Chinese Martial Arts International Friendship Festival

Every 2 years, Sugawara Sensei helps organize the Japan-China Martial Arts International Friendship Festival. In it's upcoming 11th iteration, it brings together martial artists from around around the world for demonstrations, music, and friendship. 

See current and previous festival information and pictures here.

Japanese and other ancient sword making techniques

Latest publications on this subject are located on the magazine articles page, prior academic articles are located here. 

Check out the various stages of sword making in the weapons galleries HERE.

Chubachi Bijutsukan, a sword museum in Miyagi prefecture features Sensei's work on sword making http://chubachimuseum.client.jp


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