Welcome to Southern California Naginata Federation
Naginata is a traditional Japanese blade that comes in the form of a pole weapon. Atarashi Naginata is a martial arts discipline using a naginata with wood shaft and a bamboo “blade”. Practice of naginata is more than mastery of the weapon; respect, discipline and proper state of mind are just as important as physical development.
Southern California Naginata Federation(SCNF) is a member of the United States Naginata Federation(USNF). The USNF is a member of the International Naginata Federation(INF), the worldwide governing body for Naginata. For more information, please select from our menu for locations or FAQs. Follow us on Facebook!!!
"...to embrace self-reflection; to have the humility to praise one's opponent - these are the kinds of things I hope we can learn through our naginata training." - Kimura Yasuko (Tendo-Ryu, 17th Souke)