Notice of Cancellation for the IBF Taikai 2021
Regrettably, the IBF Taikai 2021 in Yokohama scheduled on 7th November 2021 has been cancelled.
The reason is that Tsurumi Sports Center has been assigned to the venue of
COVID-19 mass vaccination as well as current status of pandemic.
In Yokohama, all large sport facilities are assigned to the vaccination venues till February 2022.
We also cancelled the battodo workshop for judges scheduled in July 2021.
IBF Taikai 2020 in Yokohama
-- Pre-announcement --
“The 23rd International Batto-DoFederation Zenkoku Taikai”
“The 26th Toyamaryu Nakamuraryu Battodo Taikai”
2. Date: Sunday, 1st November 2020
3. Time: 9:00~17:00
4. Venue: Tsurumi Sports Center, Yokohama city, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
5. Entry closing date: 30th August 2020
Social gathering: dinner party on Friday 30 October 2020
Kata & Kumitachi on Friday 30 October 2020
Shizan on Saturday 31 October 2020
IBF California Sword Taikai 2020 is held on Saturday 14th March 2020 at the Pioneer Event Center, 45000 Valley Central Way Lancaster 93536 USA.
IBF California Sword Taikai 2020
Competition Items to be determined later
★ 2 dan & under：
★ 3 & 4 dan：
①Seitei Toho No.
③Seitei Toho No.
★ 5 dan & above：
② Toyamaryu No.
Three Nakamuraryu Kumitachi Nos.
Qualification: 3 dan & above
【Tameshigiri Division】to be determined later.
Below is for 2019.
★ 2 dan & under：
3 cutsstarting from a Katate Jodan Kamae of Toyamaryu No. 5 and finish with chudan kamae, chiburi and noto
1) Start from single-handed jodan kamaeas Toyamaryu No. 5,
2) Three steps forward starting with the right foot first,
3) Three cuts downward diagonally(kesagiri) with flow of ToyamaryuNo. 5.
Cutting angle shall be around 40 degree with equal interspace on each cut. Take a bit pause after each cut.
4) One or two steps back to take a right chudan kamae for zanshin,
5) Perform chiburiand noto.
★3 & 4 dan：
4 cuts starting from Nukitsuke and finish with a left reverse noto
1) Start with Nukitsukeas Seitei Toho No. 1 (No actual cut to the mat. Just cut air)
2) Cut left downward diagonally, take a bit pause after the cut and a left Wakigamae
3) Cut right upward diagonally, take a bit pause after the cut.
4) Change steps with the left foot forward and the right foot backward to take a right wakigamae
5) Cut left upward diagonally, take a bit pause after the cut.
6) Adjust steps with the right foot forward and put the left foot sideways,and take a left Wakigamae for horizontal cut.
7) Cut rightward horizontally, take a bit pause after the cut.
8) One step back with the left foot to put the sword onto the right thigh for Zanshin
9) Take Zanshin and perform left reverse noto
★5 dan & above：
5 cuts starting from a right wakigamaeand finish with a left reverse noto.
1) Start with a right Wakigamaeas Nakamuraryu No. 5
2) Three steps forward from the left foot, to approach the target
3) Cut left upward diagonally with the left foot in front, take a pause then Furikaburi
4)Change steps with the right foot forward and the left foot backward
5) Cut left downward diagonally, take a pause then Furikaburi
6)Change steps with the left foot forward and the right foot backward
7) Cut right downward diagonally, take a pause then a horizontal Wakigamae
8) Adjust steps by putting the right foot forward and the left foot sideways for a horizontal cut.
9) Cut leftward horizontally, take a bit pause and take a left horizontal Wakigamae
10) Cut rightward horizontally, take a bit pause
11) One step back with left foot and put a reversed-sword onto the right thigh for zanshin
12) Take Zanshinand left reverse noto
Dantaisen - Team Cutting
★A team consists of 3 contestants. Each person has 100 points and the total of three contestants becomes a score of the team.
★Two cuttings per person
①Senpo (Vangurad): 1.Kesa, 2. Kesa
②Chuken(Mainstay): 1. Kesa, 2. Kiriage
③Taisho (Captain): 1.Kesa, 2.Mayokogiri
Reference sample of Shizan and Kumitachi
Shizan for 2 dan & below 2019
Shizan for 3, 4 dan 2019
Shizan for 5 dan & above 2019
Video exemplar of the Taikai completion items 2017
IBF Taikai 2017 in Yokohama
-- Official announcement --
“The 23rd Toyamaryu Nakamuraryu Battodo Taikai”
2. Date: Sunday, 29th October 2017
3. Time: 9:00~17:00
4. Venue: Tsurumi Sports Center, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
5. Entry due date: 31st August 2017
Refer to the downloadable pdf files below for the details.
◾︎ Yokohama Taikai on Sunday, 30th October 2016
The IBF Taikai 2016 is held at Tsurumi Sports Center, Yokohama, Japan on Sunday 30th October 2016.
Pre-taikai events including special training, social event and grading will start on Wednesday and post-taikai trip will be planned on Monday and Tuesday. Details shown below documents.
◾︎ Sunday, 8th November 2015
The IBF Taikai 2015 comemorating the 13th memorial service of late Nakamura Taisaburo sensei will be held on Sunday, 8th of November 2015 at Tsurumi Sports Center, Yokohama, Japan.
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◾︎ Return footsteps of Toyama Ryu No. 2 and 3 shall be as shown in left side of the diagram.
◾︎ Taikai Events 2015