BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20131214T000000Z DTEND:20131214T000000Z DESCRIPTION:From the <a href=" rtial-arts">Japan Society website</a>:\n\nThe Japanese samurai were known for their ferociousness in battle and lethal swordsmanship.&nbsp\;<strong> Dr. David A. Hall</strong>\, author of&nbsp\;<em>Encyclopedia of Japanese Martial Arts</em>\, discusses samurai training methods and a number of mar tial arts schools that have preserved these practices until the present da y. Onstage demonstrations by Dr. Hall and a number of local martial arts g roups bring the talk to life and educate the audience on the variety of Ja panese martial arts that exist.&nbsp\;\n<strong></strong>\n<strong>Demonst rating groups include:</strong>\nKen-Zen Institute\nKyokushin Karate New Y ork\nNew York Budokai\nNew York City Kendo Club\nSword Class NYC\n<strong> </strong>\n<strong>TICKETS</strong>\n$12/$8 Japan Society members\, senior s &amp\; students*&nbsp\;\n<em>*ticket price includes a post-event wine re ception</em> SUMMARY:Japanese Martial Arts URL:/en/events/2013/12/14/japanese-martial-arts/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR