Kokusai Battodo Tai Kai 2017


We have great pleasure to inform you about Kokusai Battodo Tai Kai Warszawa 2017 with Japanese grandmaster Mitsuhiro Saruta 10th dan battodo, soke Ryuseiken. He will come from Japan  to Warszawa with president of Ryuseiken and other battodo expert.

Hanshi Mitsuhiro Saruta is the soke (head master) of the Ryu Sei Ken sword system and president of the International Batto Do Association from Osaka, Japan and the Ni Dai Soke of Nakamura Ryu Happogiri Batto Do.

Soke Saruta is also well known from Guiness World Records:

first time tameshigiri by performing 1000 cuts (senbongiri) in 1 hour 36 minutes. The event was held in Osaka, Japan in 1998. He also cut through samurai helmet – kabuto.

You can see this record on YouTube:     https://youtu.be/hB5CaJtk0iw

The schedule of Tai Kai on Saska-Kępa Zwycięzców street 44, corner of Międzynarodowa street  – the same school where was International Masters Tournament on 5th February 2017.

Saturday 1st April – 11.00 – 13.00  tameshigiri training for sharp swords owners,  17.00 – 19.00 waza training (Ryuseiken kata).

Sunday 2nd April – 11.00 – 13.00 waza training, 17.00 – 19.00 Kokusai Battodo Tai Kai Tournament – Soke Saruta demonstration, international tournament in five categories:  tameshigiri, kata with sword, choken morote datotsu (fighting with soft weapon), nito datotsu (fighting with two soft swords), kobudo kata, after tournament at 20.00 dinner – Sayonara Party also close to Saska-Kępa.

The costs:

  1. Two waza, technic trainings – 150 zł (minimum bokken – wooden sword, can be also mozoto (iaito) and mask with choken – soft sword).
  2. Tameshigiri training – 100 zł (only for sharp sword owners – shinken katana).
  3. Tournament – 50 zł, maximum three categories.


  1. Please check our Polish website NOWOŚCI – there are over 200 photos from International Masters Tournament 2017: www.karate.com.pl  www.battodo.pl www.chanbara.pl