Iaido

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Outdoor and Rec Athletics

Course Number: 
0117
Institution: 
Hampshire College
This course will present the forms of Muso Shinden Ryu Iaido, a traditional style of drawing and sheathing the Japanese katana. Each form includes at least the four parts: 1.Nukitsuke, drawing; 2.Kiritsuke. killing cut; 3. Chiburi, cleansing the blade; and 4. Noto, returning the sword to the scabbard. Each kata represents a swordsman's response to a particular scenario of opponents and their actions. These kata are solo in nature and will not involve paired exercises. Equipment and uniforms will be provided for those registered. 5-College students will be graded pass/fail.
Comments: 

May be used for the CEL 1 requirement.

Variable Credit Comments: 

0-2 credits

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
Y
Schedule #: 
310683

Course Sections

Iaido
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
1 0.0

Samuel Kanner

sikOP@hampshire.edu

02:30PM-04:00PM T,TH

Robert Crown Center GYM