This photo journal contains imagery from events and training sessions this summer at Ikazuchi Dojo. You can click through on many of the images to see related articles or more information.
Matsuoka Sensei showing simultaneous deflection / atemi (strike) combos in an instructor training session.
Ukenagashi cover from a body punch. The other hand is ready to cover the follow up strike.
Death by Disarm: Jeff Imada counters a disarm attempt by Josh Gold
Show and Tell hosted by Jeff Imada for Ikazuchi Dojo students.
Matsuoka Sensei preparing for a Q&A session for Ikazuchi.TV
Sven Thilo, a dojo instructor, reflecting after training with Matsuoka Sensei.
Ikazuchi Dojo students in class.
Measuring Jeff Imada for a mocap session.
Jeff Imada and Lauren Kim during a motion capture test.
Lauren Kim, a AAA mocap actress and action double for TV and film. Lauren was the action double for Elektra in the Netflix series Daredevil.
After testing a variety of subjects we were ready to get Matsuoka Sensei into the mocap suit.
Mocap with Matsuoka Sensei.
Custom weapons rack with integrated Ikazuchi Dojo logo. Custom built by Marc Krutiak.
Matsuoka Sensei and the legendary Guru Dan Inosanto
Wes Watkins and dojo students having fun at a sword workshop.
Anne Lee, leading a yoga class at Ikazuchi Dojo.
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