Not much is known about this Bujinkan Ryu. Soke Hatsumi has not taught much, if any of it in public that I am aware of. What I know of this Ryu is lim. Gikan ryu Koppojutsu “School of truth, loyalty and justice” The Gikan school is almost unknown, as it was never publically taught. The founder of this martial art . 年6月1日 According to the traditions of Gyokko Ryu of Sakanoue Taro Kunishige (坂上太郎 国重), Uryu Hangan Gikanbo founded it around the middle of.

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Any chance of posting a high resolution jpg of the original article text. Sadly, Akimoto passed away in It was however proven in a Japanese court that Shoto Tanamura is the Soke of Gikan Ryu, and he has provided the scrolls to prove it.

About The Author Phil Legare. Yet, there exists records of Tanemura teaching classes in Gikan Ryu while still a student of Hatsumi, as well as claims by Tanemura of Akimoto having another lineage of Gikan Ryu received through Shoken Ryu.

I barely noticed how he closed the distance, moved over the top of my punching arm and positioned his right arm to strike. He lived in the family castle called Uryujo. This Ryu contains many special kicks, punches and throws. Sato Kinbei received sokeship to the Ryu directly from Toshitsugu Takamatsu, who was the previous soke.


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In the Meiji Era, when Ishitani was 61 he was given employment by the father of Takamatsu Sensei at his match factory. He jumped up between the sofa and table and said put your right arm out like a punch. This lineage was proven in a Japanese court. This ryu was based on the Chinese style of Cho Gyokko.

7. Gikan-ryu Koppojutsu | Eng. Taijutsu Baltic

In the photos below you can see the progression of the technique. It also proved that Soke Hatsumi does have quite a few scrolls that until now he has not shared with people, or at least only a trusted few. Takamatsu gave sokeship to Fumio Akimoto.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: His castle was known as Uryujo. It was from here that Ishitani met and started teaching the gikzn Takamatsu Sensei. Grades were awarded through the traditional Japanese menkyo system using scrolls for: From what we understand there are no densho in the Gikan Ryu.

Shoto Tanamura, the soke of the Genbukan, who was at one point a student of Hatsumi Sensei, claims to have inherited the Sokeship from Sato Kinbei who supposedly in January ofwas awarded the sokeship for Gikan Ryu Koppo Jutsu. By then it was too late, he had hit me three times and was driving me down gioan the floor with pressure to my right shoulder back and down and his right elbow moving toward my face and then into rju.


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7. Gikan-ryu Koppojutsu

But yet again, no one can verify or refute this. What I know of this Ryu is limited to a couple of conversations with Soke and one demonstration of a technique that I will discuss below.

Takamatsu then gave sokeship of the ryu to Hatsumi. Gikan Ryu is said to contain many special skills unique to the ryu. However, on 28th FebruaryI had gikab great fortune to attend a seminar on Shidenfudo Ryu Dakentaijutsu lead by Dr. I have experienced that the information I have been sharing freely has been subverted by people seeking to profit gian its dissemination.

Your email address will not be published. This style is known for its low stances, with much of the footwork within the Bujinkan system coming from this ryu. After moving my punch outside, he slides his hand up near the inside of my elbow and gioan to pressure my arm in the outside direction moving me more to the right.

He is seen as being an honorable martial artist who strove to keep Japan at peace.