Gervich, Chad
July 2006
Daily Variety;7/12/2006, Vol. 292 Issue 6, Special Section pA5
Trade Publication
The article focuses on actress and martial artist Samaire Armstrong. Since the age of 4, Armstrong has trained in judo, karate and the Japanese sword training called Yagyu Shinkage-ryu. And while on the set of the TV program "The OC," Armstrong trains during breaks using a wooden sword. Armstrong describes Yagyu Shinkage-ryu as a battle sport that can be actually applied to everyday life.


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