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I'm 49 , 1.85 and > 90Kg; I'm going to keep on training 2 or 3 times a week as long as my knees allow me. When they no longer let me throw my o soto gari, I will change for BJJ. Many judokas have already chosen Ne Waza because of injury. You could also get semi-judo training : warm-up, technical part, Kata, and just do Ne waza Randori. And during stand-up ...


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What martial art should I try if I want to train with a wide variety of weapons? Probably the HEMA arts. Fiore de’i Liberi in "The Flower of Battle" for example covers everything from unarmed hand to hand combat through to mounted armoured combat and virtually everything in between. unarmed, dagger/knives, baton, swords (one and two handed), axe ...


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It is very Subjective ! If you are medieval kind guy go for hema! Most of people use longsword but you also have rapiers(a lot of kinds out there as they were a very popular duel sword, also variations: rapier and buckler, rapier and dagger , rapier and cape), sword and buckler, dagger ( and shield or buckler) , big two handed sword ( you can't use them ...


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I have previously trained in the Bujinkan style and they had a fair variety of weapons, although my schedule meant that I only attended a few classes where they were being taught. Weapons use is among the 18 disciplines taught in the Bujinkan: ken (sword), kodachi (short sword), jutte (sword breaker), tessen (iron fan), kabutowari (helmet breaker), bō ...


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Most Karate schools will include some Okinawan Kobudo in their curriculum. Usually, this means learning a few Bo (staff) forms, but you can find schools in which the Kobudo is more widely integrated. From my experience in Shorinji-Ryu Karatedo, the following weapons were taught very regularly : Bo (6' Staff) Jo (4' Staff) Tanbo (~2' escrima stick) Dual ...


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Choy li fut Kung fu has 42 weapons. At my school you can request to learn a weapon of your choice. For instance a friend of mine asked to learn the double axes, so our Sifu learnt the form and taught it to him. I've already learnt the staff, double daggers, spear, two section staff, sabre and double ended spear after 5 years (obviously you need skill with ...



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