History of Feudal Japan: The Last Samurai ?

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When we talk about feudal Japan, we often think about samurais. These extraordinary warriors, known for putting honor above all else, have shaped Japanese history in many ways. But what really happened in Japan during the era of these valiant soldiers fighting with the art of the katana? What should we really remember about medieval […]

Edo Era (1603-1868): The Japanese Samurai Era

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Probably the most famous period ofJapanese history, the Edo era fascinates many. From samurai to kabuki theater and origami, the Edo period is full of enchantment. But what should we remember about the Edo era? Let’s discover this phase of Japanese history together! Key points of the Edo period The Edo period begins in 1603, […]

All about Japanese culture

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Ah Japan… Between its fascinating architecture, its succulent gastronomy and its breathtaking animations, this country never ceases to amaze. A true example of authenticity, the Japanese archipelago has managed to keep its authenticity and be faithful to its traditions in a world in the grip of modernization. But what is really the essence of the […]

Aikido: What is it? Concept and techniques

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A must in Japanesemartial arts, aikido was created between 1925 and 1969 by Morihei Ueshiba. Combining mastery of one’s environment and energy, aikido has become an international success. From 1950, the art made its way to Europe and settled there permanently, especially in France. But what is the history of this art? On what concepts […]

Kyokushinkai Karate: Principle and Functioning

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Martial art with multiple benefits, the kyokushinkai karate has more and more followers around the world. It ranks among the most extreme and violent forms ofmartial arts. Kyokushinkai is particularly suitable for those who wish to Throughout the year, regional, national and European competitions take place around this discipline. But what are the principles of […]

Japanese Martial Arts: List and Explanations

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The number ofJapanese martial arts practitioners continues to grow. These combat sports do not only improve the physical condition of its followers. They also teach: Between Japanese martial arts with sword, judo or karate, there are many styles of martial arts. Each of them is practiced according to a distinct philosophy and principles. What are […]