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...]
Kaiden Sandaikichu Joseph Miller Appointed to Represent Europe
Nidai Soke Okuyama has appointed Kaiden-kichu Joseph Miller to the position of European Representative as of October 1st, 2014. All correspondence may be directed to him via the Hakkoryu.com Contact [Read more...]
Koho Igaku Shiatsu Certification Plans for 2015 – Oregon, USA
Plans are underway for Kaiden-kichu Jesus Bonilla of Portland, Oregon USA to host Kaiden-kichu Joseph Miller for Koho Igaku Shiatsu certification in July, 2015. This Official Koho Shiatsu certification session [Read more...]
Special Honors Bestowed at the Conclusion of Taikai – Michigan, USA
During the celebratory dinner following the Michigan Taikai, Nidai Soke Okuyama granted an honor to a few individuals, it was both significant and unusual. As most know, Hakkoryu’s standard remains [Read more...]