Day: January 15, 2018

Kendo Kata demonstration with Biwa(loquat) bokken wooden stick

Biwa – the tree that even Musashi loved

Of the many woods used when making bokuto and other wooden weapons the Biwa (Loqat) tree is perhaps the most beloved by craftsmen and practitioenrs for its distinct and unique qualities. In this article we take a close look at the tree itself and its conenction to budo. The first Read More