What is kobudo?

Updated: 12/7/2022
User Avatar

Wiki User

12y ago

Best Answer

Kobudo is a martial art and you use weapons, instead of hands and legs, like in karate.

User Avatar

Wiki User

12y ago
This answer is:
User Avatar
More answers
User Avatar

Wiki User

14y ago

Kobudo is the Japanese word for the use of traditional weapons. These include the bo, sai, tonfa, nanchucku, eku, sword and shield and spear.

This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: What is kobudo?
Write your answer...
Still have questions?
magnify glass
Related questions

What does sai mean in Japanese?

It was used in the martial art of kobudo. It is a dagger-shaped truncheon.

Which obscure Kung Fu styles train with the kama besides Okinawan Kobudo?

Drunken Fist

Which martial art uses poles?

There are many martial arts that use the bo. Kungfu and kobudo are two of them.

In what sport is a sai used as a weapon?

A sai is used in various forms of martial arts. A few of the martial arts that currently use the sai include kobudo and jujitsu.

Does karate use nun-chucks?

Karate does not use weapons. Many karate schools also teach kobudo, which is the use of weapons, and have failed to keep the distinction between the two arts.

Can you carry a sword?

No you cannot. Any thing that is meant to be used as a weapon cannot legally be carried in public. This includes kobudo weapons like bo, nunchaku, kama, etc. This is why the term "stealth weapons" was even defined.

What is the cousin of karate?

There are many related martial arts. Karate is derived from Kung Fu, making it more of a child then a cousin. Karate has a number of related arts, including kobudo, judo, aikido and many of the Japanese martial arts.

Who created Isshinryu Karate?

Tatsuo Shimabuku is the maker of Isshin Ryu. He merged his learnings from Shorin-ryū karate, Gojū-ryū karate, and Kobudo to form the style as it is taught today. And it is correctly pronounced Isshin (Ree Yoo) not Rye You, or Rye oo

How many forms of martial arts does michael jai white know?

According to his interviews that have appeared in Black Belt Magazine and Jet Magazine, Mr. White holds black belts in seven martial arts ( Goju Ryu, Wushu, Tae Kwon Do, Kobudo, Shotokan ,Tang Soo Do, and Kyokushin)

What is the thing called around a ninjas head?

It is usually called a hachimaki or a headband worn by those who practice martial arts such as Tea-Kwon-Doe (pronounced Ti-quan-dough), Karate, and Kobudo. They are used as a symbol of responsibility, courage, power, trust, compassion, strength, leadership, mercy, and even sometimes love.

Which martial art learns mainly weapons?

The martial art that incorporates mainly weapons is called Kobu-Jutsu or Kobudo. Generally you will learn the traditional weapons first learned and mastered by the Okinawan People. Namely being the Bo, Nunchuka, Tonfa, Sai and Kama. These were and still are traditional farming tools in some countries.

Does upstate karate teach jijitzu?

Yes. Upstate Karate is an affiliate of RCJ Machado BJJ out of the Dallas area. Carlos Machado is the son-in-law of Ray Thompson, the owner of Upstate Karate. Carlos holds the highest BJJ belt rank in the southwest U.S.