Tendō-ryū is a koryū (school of traditional Japanese martial arts) founded in 1582 by Saito Hangan Denkibo Katsuhide. Current headmaster (as in 2014) is 17th sōke Kimura Yasuko. 

In addition to naginatajutsu, Tendō-ryū includes kenjutsu (either with katana or kodachi or both at once) and techniques performed with kusarigama. Also taught are methods of combat with a broken naginata i.e. stick fighting with just the shaft of a naginata.

In Israel, Tendo Ryu is currently practiced only by advanced Naginata students.

Unlike modern naginata, Tendo Ryu is taught primerily by Kata - a set sequence of movements.


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