MAJOR UPDATE 16 May 2019:
Please note the Texas Taikai weekend date has been moved to July 17-19 2020 with Jikiden sessions taking place July 20-25 2020. Taikai dinner schedule to be announced.
Saturday, July 25, 2020
AM: Testing and Promotions
PM: Shihan Party
Sunday, July 26, 2020
UPDATE 23 Feb 2019:
Joseph Adornato, Menkyo Kaiden Shihan Sandaikichu, owner and operator of Hakkoryu Nintai Dojo in The Woodlands, Texas, USA (https://visitthewoodlands.com/) with Nidai Soke Okuyama, his son Takashi Okuyama, and other teachers from Japan and abroad. This is the first time the Hakkoryu Taikai will be hosted in Texas, USA.
Participation is open to the public as well as all students of Hakkoryu.
The Hilton Garden Inn: http://www.houstonthewoodlands.stayhgi.com/
9301 Six Pines Drive
The Woodlands, Texas 77380
Room rate: $119 / night + taxes Hot breakfast, parking, and Wi-fi included.
Call (281) 364-9300 for room reservations. Ask for Hakkoryu Taikai.
Airport: Bush International Airport (IAH), Houston, Texas
Ground transportation (approximately 30 minutes from hotel ):
Deluxe Limo: https://www.deluxelimohouston.com/the-woodlands-limousine-transportation/
A variety of rental car services are available at the airport as well. Feel free to explore other transportation options on your own.
THREE DAY HAKKORYU TAIKAI SCHEDULE AND PRICING
Hakkoryu Jujutsu training with Nidai Soke and other international Master Instructors.
Training in Hakkoryu Goshin Jutsu and Goshin Taiso. All welcome.
Taikai Pricing – includes three full days of training
$350 if paid by June 30, 2019
$400 if paid by December 31 2019
$450 if paid after December 31, 2019 OR at the door
Send payment using PayPal to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please use Friends and Family so no fee is deducted.
A receipt will be emailed to confirm registration and payment.
EARLY REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT IS APPRECIATED !! THANK YOU !!
The Taikai fee is waived for those attending the Jikiden sessions for licensing.
JIKIDEN SCHEDULE (see above)
• Training for Hakkoryu Shihan, Kaiden Shihan, Sandaikichu, Renshi with Nidai Soke
Shihans recommending students for promotion to Shihan should contact Sandaikichu Judan Shihan Miller directly at
• Shiatsu Training and Certification with Sandaikichu Judan Shihan Miller
All registered Hakkoryu students, Mudansha and Yudansha, are eligible for and encouraged to attend the Koho Shiatsu sessions as the introductory training in meridian theory is essential to deeper understanding of the jujutsu, and fulfills the requirement for the individual to have completed the course prior to receiving Menkyo Shihan.
• Taiho jutsu Training and Certification with
Sandaikichu Judan Shihan Miller Soke Shingi Kai Kaihco Chairman of the Board and Waka Sensei Takashi Okuyama
Those interested in Koho Shiatsu or Taiho Jutsu training and certification should contact Sandaikichu Judan Shihan Miller directly at
For additional information, contact Joe Adornato, Menkyo Kaiden Shihan Sandaikichu at
email@example.com OR (631) 375-0526.
A three day Hakkoryu Taikai will be hosted by Joseph Adornato, Menkyo Kaiden Sandaikichu Shihan, owner and operator of Hakkoryu Nintai Dojo in The Woodlands near Houston, Texas, USA with Nidai Soke Okuyama, Takashi Okuyama and other teachers from Japan and abroad (see dates above). This is the first time the Hakkoryu Soke will be hosted in Texas, USA. Participation is open to the public as well as all students of Hakkoryu.
Following the weekend of training, Hakkoryu Shihan, Kaiden, Sandaikichu, Renshi and Koho Shiatsu Igaku Jikiden Sessions will be held for eligible members (see dates above).
More information will be added as it becomes available.