What is Buki Keiko?
Buki Keiko (weapons training) is designed to teach the Shoshin Ryu practitioner how to use weapons to assist with unarmed self defense, and also refine martial skills that can be more easily learned than empty handed.
Weapons training adds to the overall capability of the martial arts student because it improves flow, extension and power, along with the practical application of using and defending against these weapons.
Shoshin Ryu as a whole supports training in:
- Iai (sword)
Shoshin Ryu has a close and long-standing relationship with FCS Kali which is a Filipino martial art specializing in knife and stick. Our local Wilmington NC dojo focuses on these two weapons, and proudly hosts the FCS Annual Southeastern Gathering each year.