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Kusarigama in Tendo Ryu 天道流 (Type 2)

Like Toda Ha Buko Ryu, Tendo Ryu is a koryu focussing on naginata also having a flail type kusarigama section. Tendo Ryu is said to have come out of the Katori tradition 500 years ago as Ten Ryu. See here for general information and a complete list of the curriculum.

There is only a very limited amount of the kusarigama material to view. The training weapon seems to have a slightly shorter chain than the Buko Ryu one.

Single hand swing.

Entangled with the sword.

Attacking on them raising entangled sword.

Blocking with the kama.

Demonstration from which these stills are taken is here.

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