Masaaki Hatsumi – Taikai 1988 Stockholm, Sweden
This was the first time Hatsumi Soke visited the land of the Vikings. Accompanying him was
- Oguri Shihan,
- Nagato Shihan,
- Noguchi Shihan and
- Navon Shihan.
Doron Navon also acted as the translator.
The theme was Taijutsu and weapons.
Soke taught Bujinkan basics such Koku from Gyokko-ryu. Taihenjutsu, rolling, tehodoki getting out from a hand grab, onikudaki, ganseki nage. Muto-dori evasion from sword attacks. Hanbojutsu techniques with a stick. Sword, spear and much more was also covered.
Thanks to Sveneric Bogsäter who allowed us to reproduce this video to DVD, now you to can get a copy of this great historical video document from the first Swedish Taikai.