Introduction From The Founder
"The techniques of Hakkoryu are nothing but the pure self-protection instinct that prepares your spirit to face urgent matters of life and death. That is, when one encounters violence, it can be said that Hakkoryu provides natural, simple, and practical methods that enable one to calmly face imminent peril and move on without hesitation to capture and punish assailants reasonably and easily in an instant.
The mere practice that results in the wearing out of practice uniforms does not give birth to the kind of self-protection arts that will be helpful at such critical times.
Our Hakkoryu Shodan-gi are designed to prepare one with basic rules to firmly put down such general assaults. Furthermore, as one makes progress through the Nidan-gi, Sandan-gi, and so forth, the techniques naturally increase in their punishment and severity. [Read more...]
Hakkoryu Presentation at Japanese Cultural Center of Saginaw, Michigan USA
Prior to the arrival of Nidai Soke Okuyama in August 2014, the Japanese Cultural Center of Saginaw, Michigan has invited Shihan Joseph Stricker to present and demonstrate Hakkoryu Jujutsu and [Read more...]
2014 North America Taikai and Jikiden Sessions
UPDATE: The Taikai enrollment fee has been frozen at $300. There will be no price increase for 2014 as previously stated. An open Hakkoryu Taikai will be held in Bay [Read more...]
Hiden Magazine Special Edition on Hakkoryu Available
Now available to the public on Amazon.co.jp is this 200 page Special Edition publication on Hakkoryu Jujutsu from BAB Japan, a publishing and production company based in Tokyo which specializes [Read more...]