means old martial arts; it is related to old Ryu-Ha classic schools
or styles of martial arts, which were founded and operated during
the feudal era of Japan, mostly between the 15th to 19th centuries.
Some of them are still alive and are
being continuously taught in Japan; they still keep the old tradition
and the original curriculum of techniques, kata teaching and methods
of training. These schools or styles were founded by remarkable
with a real combat experience and geniality and were taught only
to the military class warriors mostly of their clan. These styles
were taught exclusively for one purpose only - fighting in real
situations in a battlefield. The schools mastered and taught mainly
weapons art but some of them also taught empty handed techniques
in their curriculum. Each different school has its secrets, its
unique way of practicing and a different doctrine; most of them
specialize in a certain weapon or more than one, and some were specialized
in empty handed combats as well.
Shirokan Dojo with Shihan Shlomo David
as its head, experiences and deals with katas, special techniques
and wisdom and knowledge of varied Ryu-Ha such as:
- Araki Ryu
- Muso Shinto Ryu
- Niten ichi nin-Ryu
- Ten Jin Shinyo-Ryu
as well as the original Korindo
Aikido special weaponry katas and doctrines.
Special weaponry classes are held for the senior and advanced students
of the dojo as well as in annual seminars
and gashuku training camps.