Monthly Archives: March 2017

Takagi Yoshin Ryu

Soke Hatsumi demonstrating Takagi Yoshin Ryu's application of controlling an opponent to the ground, and in this case with the school's signature weapon; the Yari

The origins and history of this school can be somewhat confusing, since it combines influences from several schools and over time has been split into different directions and renamed many different ways. In 1569, during the Yeiroku era (1568-1579), in the Funagata Yama (mountain area) of Miyagi, there was a Chinese mountain priest, from the […]