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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I was also fortunate to have a friend on hand to document ry technique. This ryu was originally founded by Uryu Hangan Gikanbo in the mid and specializes in koppojutsu or bone-breaking techniques.

Gikan Ryu Koppojutsu-Truth, Loyalty and Justice School

This scroll also detailed that one of the defining characteristics of the school is for the feet to be pointing in completely opposite directions, like a ballet giikan, which alone makes any technique very difficult.

Hatsumi claims sokeship to the ryu, including the late Akimoto, who he also directly trained with.

His left hand and forearm slips over the top of my punching arm and deflects it to the outside my right. This was originally contested by Hatsumi. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Masaaki Hatsumi is the 15th Soke of this school.

Now, as for the technique I learned from Soke. He is said to once have punched a sword blade in half.


Posted in Uncategorized Tags: All I saw was that incoming fist. The only real way to study the Gikan Ryu is through the Genbukanwhere the scroll has been given to the public. The whole range of kata for the ryu was taught orally.

For info — from the beginning I purposefully ensured the original was not of sufficient quality to be worth reproducing. Thus exists the dispute. This was a total surprise because my attention was still on his fist. In return for this act he was trained in the secrets of Gikan Ryu.

7. Gikan-ryu Koppojutsu

Takamatsu then gave sokeship of the ryu to Hatsumi. What was particularly unique about this scroll was that as well as the kanji detailing the technique, the illustrations of various kamae were quite beautiful and very colourful.

However, on 28th FebruaryI had the great fortune to attend a seminar on Shidenfudo Ryu Dakentaijutsu lead by Dr. Fantastic insights Fane San Ninpo-Ik-kan. He learned his skills from the master named Akimoto Kanai Moriyoshi.

Those are also known characteristics of Gikan ryu. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Soke did not know or remember the name of the technique. Gikan ryu contains many special kicks, punches, and throws and its dynamic footwork is used widely within the Bujinkan system.

Gikwn was visiting Soke in his office one afternoon in the spring of when he said, Phiyo, let me show you a Gikan Ryu technique. Grades were awarded through the traditional Japanese menkyo system using scrolls for: Any chance of posting a high resolution jpg of the original article text. One is Shoto Tanemura, and the other is Masaaki Hatsumi. 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.


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To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: A book listed at the bottom of the article has additional information on this little known Gkan.

He ryy also a master of Hichojutsu, and Senban Nage. Both versions are completely different from the early listings, yet questions arise only from the ending listings. It is interesting to note that Hatsumi never claimed to be soke of Gikan ryu until after the death of Sato Kinbei, which may lead credence to the above anecdote. With the exception of Shoden Gata, very little is known about these levels in Gikqn ryu. Most scrolls have no illustrations or few, and those that do are not often coloured.

The Makimono scrolls of Gikan Ryu have sections on the kata names, history, secret striking points kyushoand strategies used by the ryu, but research revealed that the makimono, when referring to techniques, only mention the names, and fyu not contain the step by step instructions as do some makimono. This ryu is scarcely seen by members of the Bujinkan, but its techniques tend to be very direct and hard.