Bad Posture? Adopt the Samurai Posture

If you work at your computer or spend a lot of time sitting down, there may be a time when you realize that you are too hunched over. We’ve[... ]

How Samurai Discipline Can Skyrocket Your Productivity in 1 Week

For a samurai, discipline was a fundamental part of life. As necessary as air, as valuable as gold. The ability to control one’s emotions and impulses in pursuit of[... ]

5 Things We Learned From The Last Samurai

The Last Samurai is one of the most relevant samurai films in Western culture. Although its idealization of the samurai class is currently being questioned, as is the fact[... ]

What Miyamoto Musashi Can Teach You About Confrontation

Miyamoto Musashi & Confrontation   Miyamoto Musashi practically needs no introduction. He is possibly the most famous swordsman in Japanese history, and one of the most famous worldwide. During his[... ]

Close Netflix: 5 Samurai Movies You Should Watch Before You Die

In this list you will discover some of the most impressive samurai movies that have ever existed. Samurai films are a rarity— it is more common to come across[... ]

This is What a SUPER SHARP Katana Can Do

If you want to know what a very sharp katana can do, you’re in the right place. The katana is one of the most famous swords in the world.[... ]

We Compared Famous Western & Japanese Swords

We Compared Famous Western & Japanese Swords   For today’s post we decided to take a look at famous medieval swords, both Western and Japanese. On both sides of the[... ]

What Aikido Can Teach You about Life

Aikido is one of the most original and current Japanese martial arts. Its fame in the West is due to some very prestigious schools, as well as to some[... ]

Being a Samurai in the Medieval Period

Being a Samurai Samurai means “one who serves”. It refers to the members of a Japanese warrior class. They were noblemen assigned to protect the Imperial Court. With a Shogun[... ]

The Science of Sword Cuts

Cut and thrust. Those two moves are the quintessence of any sword fight. There will be many swords, techniques, and schools of fencing. But at the end of the[... ]