Basic foundation for weapons covered within the Genbukan system include :

Bo Staff (6' stick)

Hanbo (3' stick)

Bikenjutsu / Samurai Sword (foundations of kendo and iaido)


Other weapons-training are exclusive to higher level students and special seminars. These include:

 Yarijutsu (Sojutsu/spear) 

Shurikenjutsu (throwing blade) 

Naginatajutsu (halberd)

 Kyujutsu (bow)

 Kusarigamajutsu (sickle/chain)

Tanbo (short stick/batton)

Tanto (Knife defence)

One must first master Taijutsu properly before one will be able to train correctly with weapons.  

Traditional Weapons

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