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Westernised Samurai

Posted by on Thursday, June 5, 2014, In : Art 


Title:
 Westernised Samurai

Date:  1866

Artist:  Unknown

Information:  This picture was published in London News not long before the Meiji Restoration.
It depicts a group of young warriors dressed in western clothes alluding to the fact that many
of the samurai class were in favour of the opening of Japan’s borders to foreign influences. 

wikipedia.org

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Gichin Funakoshi - Shuto Uke

Posted by on Wednesday, January 30, 2013, In : Photography 


Gichin Funakoshi executing a shuto uke (knife hand block)

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Indistinguishable From Evil

Posted by on Sunday, September 9, 2012, In : Proverbs & Quotes 

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