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Martial Arts 2018

Japan Impact 2018: Martial Arts

Japan Impact is always animated by demonstrations for sport fans, and this year won’t be an exception! All along the week-end you will be able to find lots of regional dojos that will initiate you to their art.

Aïkibudo – Budokan Lausanne

Saturday:

 

Sunday:

11:30 AM – 12h30 PM, Scene Matsuri (demonstration)
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM, Scene Myôga (initiation)
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM, Scene Myôga (initiation)
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Scene Myôga (booth)

 

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Aïkibudo is a martial art based on personal defense bare handed against any form of assault. It rests both on a martial dimension (Bu) and on energy harmonisation (Aïki).
It also comprise work with weapons (knife, sword, stick, …).

 

Aïkido Birankai – Ryu Seki Kai

Saturday:

 

Sunday:

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2:15 PM – 3:00 PM, Scene Matsuri (demonstration)
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM, Scene Myôga (initiation)
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM, Scene Myôga (booth)

Aïkido is a Japanese martial art that strengthen the body as well as the spirit. Available to everyone, Aïkido is practiced without any competition spirit nor notions of victory or defeat: tolerance, as well as non-violence, are key concepts.
Several traditional Japanese weapons such as the sword (Katana) and the spear (Yari) are used at the Birankai school.

 

Kenjutsu / Iaido – Wa Rei Ryu Switzerland / Dojo Jouen

Saturday:

 

Sunday:

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM, Scene Matsuri (demonstration)
2:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Scene Myôga (booth)

 

12:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Scene Myôga (booth)

Wa Rei Ryu Switzerland, created in September 2011, is the first school in Tessin to teach Japanese fencing (Kenjutsu). The goal of Wa Rei Ryu is to promote the martial discipline of Kenjutsu and Iaido, by following the path of Bushido, ancient code of conduct of the Samuraïs, and of the Zen philosophy.

 

Japanese weapons – Bodaïshinkan Ryu Lausanne

Saturday:

 

Sunday:

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM, Scene Matsuri (demonstration)

 

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM, Scene Matsuri (demonstration)

Handling of Japanese weapons: Jô-Jutsu, Ken-Jutsu, Iaïdo. Adherents of the Bodaïshinkan Ryu Lausanne School chose to prepare a musical and visual show parts of the original techniques practiced in their dojo. Dynamism, beauty, precision and rightness will be mixed with the traditional aspect of Japanese martial arts for this unmissable show!

 

Kendo – Budokan Lausanne

Saturday:

 

Sunday:

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1:00 PM – 1:45 PM, Scene Matsuri (demonstration)

Kendo (the path of the sword) is the modern evolution of Kenjutsu (the art of the sword). This martial art, developped by Japanese samuraïs, is representative of several centuries of sword fights (katana). Kendo is not a fighting sport like fencing. It also comprises a whole spiritual part (the “Dô”, signifying the way). This martial art allows its adherents to develop their strength of character and their determination. It’s also a competition sport, practiced all around the world today.

 

Artistic martial arts – Action Fight

Saturday:

 

Sunday:

11:30 AM – 12:10 PM, Scene Myôga (initiation)
5:00 PM – 5:40 PM, Scene Myôga (initiation)
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Scene Myôga (booth)
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Scene Myôga (booth)

 

1:45 PM – 2:00 PM, Scene Matsuri (demonstration)
12:00 PM – 12:40 PM, Scene Myôga (initiation)
2:30 PM – 3:10 PM, Scene Myôga (initiation)
11:00 PM – 1:00 PM, Scene Myôga (booth)
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM, Scene Myôga (booth)
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Scene Myôga (booth)

Action Fight is a school uniting artistic martial arts and the techniques of stuntspeople in a goal of spectacular prestations. This school is for everyone: cosplayers that want to improve their prestations, young and old fans of action movies, martial artists that want to gain more techniques or an other way to look at their discipline. The absence of the usual conception of competition allows to flourish without stress and in a real cooperation spirit.