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#410148 - 10/24/08 10:28 AM Kobudo Tonfa, Timbe, Sai, Bo
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IMO the following are great.

Yaraguwa no Tonfa, performed by Nakamori of the Bunbukan.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CN-KbmtJTWY

Ryuei-ryu TIMBE-jutsu performed by Matsuda Takeshi on Manza Beach, Okinawa. The speciality of this style is the use of a baton, instead of a machete or short spear, which is the usual companion to the Tinbe (the shield).
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3vpJmZN_Qw

Chantan Yara No Sai by Nakamoto Mamoru - World Champion in Okinawan Kobudo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrPtHW9Y7n0

Bo-makiwara by Nakamoto Mamoru
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iFoeac8wLI
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#410149 - 10/28/08 08:23 AM Re: Kobudo Tonfa, Timbe, Sai, Bo [Re: Victor Smith]
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Thanks, Victor. When I saw this, I understood the phrase, 'karate with weapons.'

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IMO the following are great.

Yaraguwa no Tonfa, performed by Nakamori of the Bunbukan.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CN-KbmtJTWY




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#410150 - 10/29/08 05:57 PM Re: Kobudo Tonfa, Timbe, Sai, Bo [Re: harlan]
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Hi Narda,

Yes basic tonfa technique is identical with karate technique, so the second you pick them up you're ready to rock and roll, of course there is a bit more too.
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