Feb 18, 2011

Tekagi-shuko 手かぎ手虎 translated: Tiger hook hands

Tekagi-shuko 手かぎ手虎 translated Tiger hook hands
neko-te 猫手 Translated: Cat hands is another name for the Tekagi-shuko
Tekagi-shuko 手かぎ手虎 translated: Tiger hook hands
This weapon/tactical tool was created and utilized by the deadly ninja's of Japan

Tekagi-shuko 手かぎ手虎 translated: Tiger hook hands
Training at the secretive ninjutsu schools included scaling large wooden walls with the cat claws and a special variation attached to the feet

Tekagi-shuko 手かぎ手虎 translated: Tiger hook hands
Many ninja warriors have claimed lethal one hit fatalities by using the Tekagi shuko to deliver one lethal blow to a major artery.


Tekagi-shuko 手かぎ手虎 translated: Tiger hook hands

a Togakure Ryu Ninjutsu Shuko Training session video below gave me quite a laugh, mainly because of the dramatic musiv involved. But it is a good demonstration non the less


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