Shufu’s 2013 Goshin Jutsu Clinic

Shufu’s 2013 Goshin Jutsu Clinic was a great success, learning from Sensei Eiko Saito Shepherd. More than fifty judoka, young and old, novice and experienced, gathered at DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, Maryland on Saturday, 20th July.

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photo courtesy of shufu judo

Head clinician Eiko Saito Shepherd traveled from St. Louis, Missouri to lead the eager group in learning and refining this advanced set of techniques, also known as the modern weapons self defense kata. Created in 1956, Goshin Jutsu is a series of 21 techniques involving unarmed attacks as well as attacks with weapons including a knife, stick, and pistol.

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