FightingArts Estore
Pressure Points
From a medical professional, straight facts on where and how to hit that can save your life.
Stretching
Limber or not, anyone can add height and speed to their kicks with this method.
Calligraphy
For yourself or as a gift, calligraphy is special, unique and lasting.
Karate Uniforms
Look your best. Max snap. low cost & superior crafted: “Peak Performance Gold” 16 oz uniforms.

MOTOBU
Classic book translation. Hard to find. Not in stores.
Who's Online
0 registered (), 122 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
pinklady, EnormousLin, NicodemusGrace, tkitt, GGomez
23061 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
futsaowingchun 4
bassaiguy 1
Dereck 1
September
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30
New Topics
How to train a solid punch
by futsaowingchun
Yesterday at 01:34 AM
Wing Chun's Chain Punching
by futsaowingchun
Yesterday at 01:30 AM
Wooden Dummy 1st Section details..
by futsaowingchun
Yesterday at 01:26 AM
The Guillotine
by futsaowingchun
04/24/16 12:01 PM
Anyone here?
by roninofGa
04/17/16 04:47 AM
New Association?
by bassaiguy
09/10/15 02:06 PM
Recent Posts
How to train a solid punch
by futsaowingchun
Yesterday at 01:34 AM
Wing Chun's Chain Punching
by futsaowingchun
Yesterday at 01:30 AM
Wooden Dummy 1st Section details..
by futsaowingchun
Yesterday at 01:26 AM
The Guillotine
by futsaowingchun
Yesterday at 01:20 AM
Anyone here?
by Dereck
09/19/16 01:01 PM
New Association?
by bassaiguy
09/15/16 11:46 AM
Forum Stats
23061 Members
36 Forums
35658 Topics
432657 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Topic Options
#112056 - 06/01/04 09:19 PM how to give a sword as a gift
Anonymous
Unregistered


im interested in knowing the proper way to give a sword as a gift to someone. im really interested in the respect parts of the exchange...any help would be appreciated as i need to do this very soon

Top
#112057 - 06/09/04 07:05 AM Re: how to give a sword as a gift
schanne Offline
breaks things

Registered: 02/18/04
Posts: 4370
Loc: Woodbury NJ
That's a great question. Did you see the movie, "Kill Bill"? There was a scene where she was given a katana in Okinawa by a famous swordsmith and they had a ceremony that your talking about. I know it only a movie but it might be a Japanese ritual, don't know, look up Japanese etiquette and sword rituals on google, let me know what you find.....thanks

Top


Moderator:  Charles Mahan, Cord, MattJ, Reiki 




Action Ads
1.5 Million Plus Page Views
Monthly
Only $89
Details

Fight Videos
Night club fight footage and street fights captured with the world's first bouncer spy cam

How to Matrix!
Learn ten times faster with new training method. Learn entire arts for as little as $10 per disk.

Self Defense
Stun guns, pepper spray, Mace and self defense products. Alarms for personal and home use.

TASER MC26C
Stop An Urban Gorilla: Get 2 FREE TASER M26C Replacement Air Cartridges With Each New TASER M26C!

 

Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga