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 previous conference information and pictures here.
Japanese and other ancient sword making techniques
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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