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 Taikai 2023 – Sept 8-10, Brno, Czech Republic
International Hakkoryu Taikai 2023 September 8th – 10th, 2023 Brno, Czech Republic Instructed directly by Soke Okuyama Toshio and his son, Okuyama Takashi. Hosted by Kaiden Shihan Sandaikichu Michal Coupek [Read more...]
Welcome to 2023
Happy New Year to the Hakkoryu community! [Read more...]
US Shihans Summer 2022 meeting
Over 20 U.S Shihans met via Zoom, Friday August 26 with representatives of Hombu. US Shihans across the country shared updates on their Dojos and study of Hakkoryu. It was great [Read more...]