Historically, a few Japanese women carried a variety of tantō (短刀術), known as kaiken for self-defense applications. And warrior women (onna-bugeisha), whom were part of the samurai class, trained in tantojutsu and even were known to sleep with tanto under their pillow.
|Kyle trains with Glenn at the Seiyo Hombu |
dojo in Mesa, Arizona.
|Parts of the tanto|
|Ben Corley demonstrates how to cut an attacker with his own knife at the|
University of Wyoming White Crane karate clinic