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Legacy of the Samurai
October 8 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
J.M. “TORA” LAWSON
Mr. Lawson’s presentation will discuss the evolution of Samurai culture and how it has survived into the modern era. He will discuss the samurai and how their role as samurai changed throughout their centuries long rule of Japan. He will speak about how even after the official end of the samurai class, the impact of those various phases of the samurai are still very present in contemporary Japanese culture and the ripple effect that it has had around the world.
After his presentation, he will answer questions the attendees have about Samurai culture.
Tora Lawson has had thirty-seven years of experience in Japanese Martial Arts; including Kenjutsu, Kendo, Iai, and Sojutsu both in the United States and in Kochi, Japan. He is the founder of the Tosa No Shugyo organization based out of Wichita, Kansas.