Iaidō is a Japanese martial art of the sword. In one same school (Ryū) masters express their interpretation of the techniques/forms. This video was made to visualize that. The performance of nine hachidan masters showing ryūtō from Musō Shinden Ryū Iai.
"Learn well from one is the way to understand all."
This video-clip Hachidan Ryūtō was made from several VHS videos recorded at Hakone Taikai.
You can buy any of the videos on the manufacturer's web site (it is in Japanese language but you can translate it using babel fish [http://babelfish.yahoo.com/]
List of Hakone Taikai videos:
http://hertz-internet.mine.nu/kendo.php?gr=IZS8 (with the names of the 1st place, 2nd place and 3rd place)
Iai videos from the manufacture:
Muso Shinden Ryu
Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu
Jissen Iaido - Sekikuchi Ryu
Instructions on how to buy:
The soundtrack of this clip can be found here:
about the author
PERLSSDJ is a spanish media producer and sound technician who loves to experiment with different sounds and image to create delightful xperiences :)
about the song
TAO is a song recorded on a day with a special energy, and that energy has been catched there, I think... It's part of my release "Principio de Transferencia". Just let u go, and u will understand... ;)
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