Fencing and stickfight with foam-padded weapons (short, middle and long).
Similar to Gekken (the ancestor of Kendo) It allows a wide range of techniques.
Unlike modern kendo, Yoseikan Kenjutsu/Stickfighting allows to hit below the waist with your weapon, while performing foot sweeps and grappling, or striking with legs and the free hand/s during sparring. It's a kind of MMA with padded weapons.
Sportive sparring with weapons dramatically improves our timing, coordination, decision-making skills and explosivity. At the same time, it's a very fun and safe way to test techniques from our traditional weapons class (Kobudo) and Iaido (Japanese sword).