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Koryu Crafts run by practitioners and for practitioners.  We care about functional blades that get the details right and have the correct feel and look at a price that is within the reach of serious students.

Ben Couch

Ben Couch

Ben is the owner of Koryu Crafts, and specializes in tsukamaki and the mounting of Japanese blades.  He is also a lifelong practitioner of the martial arts.  Ben underwent his tsukamaki apprenticeship while studying Shin Shin Ryu Iaijutsu for a number of years.  He is currently practicing Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu, Shindo Muso Ryu Jojutsu, Dentokan Aikijujutsu, and runs the Blackbird Karate program in Tucson, AZ.