Katsujinken Magazine a Sword Arts Journal team members consist of
- Jason Lee A. Hatcher, Editor in Chief
- Leland Kent Jensen, The Artistic Director
- Donna Quesinberry of Donnaink.org , Publisher
- Michelle Hatcher, Pro Shop Manager
Volume 6, Sneak Peek cover
In the works, this issue will feature many more great articles and advertisers, as well as the artistic side of swords.
We will be holding a raffle for those that pre-order their copies. The prize to be showcased will be a customized war club from Nihonzashi.com More to come soon, keep your eyes peeled for information on pre-sales.
Volume 5 the Western Arts, late March 2013 release
1. The Macedonian Wars: The Roman Gladius vs. the Sarissa by Erich Anderson
2. When East Meets West, part 1: Brian Stokes
3. Argument of the Stick, Irish Stick Fighting: Maxime Chouinard
4. Behind the Cover, Photo by Gioacchino Sparrone and write up on The Three Knights, Claudio Canepa
5. Armizare: The Knightly Fighting Art of Medieval Italy: Gregory Mele
6. Swordsurfing: Marcus Hampel
7. The Illustraded Guide to Viking Martial Arts: Antony Cummins
8. Maestro Martino's Red Chickpea Soup: as interpreted by Ruth Frey
9. Making a Foil Grip: Chris Treichal
10. Freelance Academy Press interview with Katsujinken's Editor in Chief Jason Hatcher
11. Training Hall Write Ups, MKDF, Academie Duello, NOVA Assalto, Virginia Academy of Fencing, Order of Seven Hearts, Northwest Fencing Academy
12. Halstern Amour Fit for a Deed of Chivalry.
13. The Pedagogical Skill of Andre Lignitzer, a 15th Century Fencing Master. by Keith Farrell, Managing Director Triquetra Services (Scotland)
14. The Saber’s Many Travels (The Origins of the Cross-Cutting Art). Bartosz Sieniawski and Janusz Sieniawski
Volume 5 The Western Arts Edition
Pre-order today at www.katsujinkenmagazine.com
Volume 4, The West Coast Edition
1. West Coast 2012 Tai Kai Results and (Pictorial by Relentless Warrior Studios).
2. Sensei Spotlight Interview, Big Tony Alvarez of the Senpokan Dojo.
3. New Perspective Article, First Time at a Gasshuku.
4. The Kotetsu, a Chosen Blade amongst Tai Kai Contestants.
5. Howard Clark Interview and prize donator, with Polished and Mounted Sword photos by Keith Larmen.
6. The Terminator of the Tai Kai, Philip Geisbauer, Takes Yusho!
7. Bill Henderson aka Filthy Bill, the Mix of Tattoo and Sword, Folsom City Ink.
8. Masayuki Shimabukuro Hanshi Memorial, the Passing of Great Teacher. (Few different Authors).
9. Dojo Rants, Dave Neeley, Ramblings of a Sempai, Tai Kai Etiquette
10. Tai Kai attendance, dojo line ups and special mention
11. WMAW Review article for the Western Arts practitioners to appreciate.
12. Meishiha and Toyama Gasshuku reviews.
13. Musashi Sword review and free sword give away, thanks to Pacific Solutions Marketing.
14. Sakaida Sensei leads Banzai shout to conclude tai kai
15. We will also wrap up author, Paul Martin's, the Yoshihara Tradition. As well as Tactics Weapons and Techniques of Persian Warriors in the Book of Kings. (For any of you who own Katsujinken 1-3, you know that this has been an ongoing article.
Volume 3, Perspectives
-Editors Message. Jason Lee Hatcher
-About the cover. Dave Drawdy
-What is the Montante? by Steven Reich
-Perspectives by Seth Spani
-Perspectives Bradford Pomeroy
-The Peculiar Relationship Between Korean & Japanese Swordsmanship by Thomas Urso
-Kata Blogging by Sang Kim
-Wakizashi creation by Przemysław Podstawa and Arkadiusz Kultucki
-Yamada Soke, Sensei Interview by Carl McClafferty of the Shin Shin Ryu.
-Continuation of Tactics and Weapons in the book of Kings by Dr. Khorasani.
-Paul Martin the Yoshihara Tradition part 1.
-International Batto Do Federation Tai Kai, Washington DC 2012 review and results.
-Does Fashion Dictate the Fight or the Fight Dictate Fashion, by Steaphen Fick
-Dojo Rants by Bob Elder.
-The art of the Japanese Sword, a book review by, Craig Bird
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Volume 2, Janbiya
Volume 2 of Katsujinken, a Sword Arts Journal features stories from around the globe promoting both professorial and student input, which makes Katsujinken a well-rounded information and entertainment source for the international sword artisan community. In Volume 2, most contributory authors are experts in their fields of study and/or practice. The upcoming release includes, but is not limited to the following:
- Armizare – Sean Hayes
- Dojo Spotlight: Senpokan Dojo, Costa Mesa, California
- Introduction to Junbiya - Gregory Mitchell
- Rise of the Tenshinshou Jigen Ryu in the United States - Kagenori Ueno Soke
- Samurai Speak, Eiji Happo Explained - Kent Jensen Katsujinken Creative Director and Japanese Linguist
- Sensei Spotlight: Path of Nakamura Ryu Part 1 - David Drawdy Sensei
- Sword and Buckler, The Lutegerus Legacy - Roland Warzecha
- Tactics, Weapons and Techniques of Persian Warriors in the Book of Kings, Part 1 - Dr. Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani, Hessamoddin Shafeian and Arun Singh
- The Tatara – Paul Martin
Volume 1, The Premiere
The Premiere Edition of Katsujinken, a Sword Arts Journal, features over
-150 artful images and photographs,
-22 advertisements, and 15 articles including the
-a quarterly lesson in Japanese titled, Samurai Speak,
-a Sensei or Trainer and Dojo Spotlight, with instructional sections – such as
-Making a Tsuka, and
-stories – such as Chicago Sword Play’s Deed of Arms – Western Sword Art Workshop.
-There are also literary reviews – such as Mike Loads, Swords and Swordsman;
-Paul Martin, The Japanese Sword; and
-Becky Sheetz-Runkle, Sun Tzu for Women - The Art of War for Winning in Business reviews; and much more.
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