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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One of the special teachings of the ryu is Bufu ni sente nashi from this side there is not the first strike which tells us that this was a defensive, not offensive art.

From what we understand there are no densho in the Gikan Ryu. By then it was too late, he had hit me three times and was driving me down to the floor with pressure to my right shoulder back and down and his right elbow moving toward my face and then into shoulder. We’ll even throw in a free video To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: He was also a master of Hichojutsu, and Senban Nage.

7. Gikan-ryu Koppojutsu | Eng. Taijutsu Baltic

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Shoto Tanemura received sokeship to the ryu through Sato Kinbei. Any chance of posting a high resolution jpg of the original article text.


Gikan Ryu Koppojutsu-Truth, Loyalty and Justice School

Possibly the main reason for this is that the secret techniques were only handed down from one Soke to the next Soke, this would often be from father to son. The only real way to study the Gikan Ryu is through the Genbukanwhere the scroll has been given to the public.

Gikan Ryu is said to contain many special skills unique to the ryu. Founded in Uryu Hangan Gikanbo, this school specialises in Koppojutsu. 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.

Gikan Ryu Koppojutsu

He retired from the battle to behind a nearby temple. This was a very nice exception to that rule. This was done in order to keep the teachings of the school secret in case the scrolls were stolen. Soke did not know or remember the name of the technique. This ryu is scarcely seen by members of rhu Bujinkan, but its techniques tend to be very direct and hard. The Japanese courts ruled that Shoto Tanemura is in fact the Grandmaster of Gikan-Ryu and this ruling still holds today.

It contains many special kicks, punches and throws.

Ultimately though, the strong influence of the Gyokko Ryu upon the Gikan Ryu, means one can assume that the differences between the two are not very big. Although Masaaki Hatsumi claims to have the annotated densho in his possession, that has not been verified. It was from here that Ishitani met and started teaching the young Takamatsu Sensei.


Soke presents his fist toward my face and all I can see is his punch coming in.

Takamatsu gave sokeship to Fumio Akimoto. Masaaki Hatsumi is the 15th Soke of this school. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. In return for this act he was trained in the secrets of Gikan Ryu.

The Gikan school is almost unknown, as it was never publically taught. As the fyu accounts, from this time on, any information concerning Gikan Ryu was held exclusively by Sato Kinbei Sensei in the various forms of knowledge, scrolls and texts.

Uryu Gikanbo was famus for his powerful punch. He is seen as being an honorable martial artist who strove to keep Japan at peace. He was found by Matsutaro Ishitani, tyu was himself on the way to the battle.

7. Gikan-ryu Koppojutsu

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: However, when asked he has not provided any scrolls to prove that this is the case. You are commenting using your WordPress. A book listed at the bottom of the article has additional information on this little known Ryu. This is also combined with the fact that this was a photocopied page of a magazine that Hatsumi-sensei had handed out, that I have no necessity beyond my compunction to practice kanji to share.

Ishitani helped Gikanbo recover in the mountains of Iga.