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#144686 - 05/16/05 11:40 AM Ryu?
Xavier Offline

Registered: 05/10/05
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Loc: Atlanta,Georgia
What is a ryu and whats the diff between that and kendo

#144687 - 05/16/05 11:49 AM Re: Ryu? [Re: Xavier]
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Ryu means "school"--sort of. Also means "tradion" or "stream" or "flow" sort of.

When someone says they practice a certian "ryu" they mean they practice a specific tradition.
I did battle with ignorance today.......and ignorance won. Huey.

#144688 - 05/16/05 12:24 PM Re: Ryu? [Re: Xavier]
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Here's good reference for Kendo and other Japanese sword arts.

#144689 - 05/17/05 09:24 PM Re: Ryu? [Re: Xavier]
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Read this essay mate, this should clear some of your questions up.


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