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Taikai 2018

The Taikai near Boston, Massachusetts USA was a resounding success in every way, and thanks to all for participation, friendship, love. We are happy to have spent time with people from around the world once again. Thanks to Nidai Soke Okuyama and family, thanks to all who traveled for this event from Japan and other […]


Hakkoryu Taikai 2018 – Massachusetts, USA

UPDATE – 29 May 2018: See the weekend Taikai schedule here. The Jikiden/Shiatsu Training schedule is going out to all Shihan via email. Please make sure you are in touch with Larry Cellucci Shihan if you’d like to join all of us for the Taikai Dinner at 6:00pm on Saturday, July 28.  You can reach […]


Nidai Soke and Takashi Sensei visit Switzerland – Taikai 2017

UPDATE: Please see change in event location. UPDATE: Swiss Taikai 2017 Schedule is here! See The Grand Opening in Switzerland! Announcing the 2017 Taikai: Taikai Date: 9 June – 18 June 2017 Location: Centre de Loisirs des Franches-Montagnes Chemin des Sports 10 Case postale CH-2350 Saignelégier, Jura, Switzerland Contact: Tel: +41763768717 The first three […]


Hiden Magazine Special Edition on Hakkoryu Now Available

UPDATE: The English version of the book is now available in Kindle Electronic format on A printed edition in English should be available in June, 2017. Special thanks to Kurabe Makoto Shiseido of Hiden Magazine and Andrew Bryant sensei of Hakkoryu Shinwakan Dojo for their work in making the translated version available. Now available […]


Changes to Shihan Annual Dues Schedule

To all individuals holding Hakkoryu Menkyo Shihan licensing and above: Previously, annual Shihan dues were paid on or before the anniversary of one’s original Shihan date. Starting immediately, in order to streamline the annual Shihan dues/renewal process for Hombu Dojo, the dues deadline is being changed to February 1 each year for everyone, meaning payments […]


Conclusion of Taikai and Jikiden in Omiya, June 2016

The 2016 Hakkoryu Taikai held in Omiya, celebrating Hakkoryu’s 75th anniversary was an outstanding success by all accounts. Never before have so many people from all over the world come together for an event such as this. Following the Taikai, the week-long Jikiden sessions were held at the Honbu Dojo behind closed doors. We are pleased to […]


UPDATE: 75th Anniversary, Taikai and Jikiden in Omiya, Japan

UPDATE: Hotel info This event is open to all registered Hakkoryu members in good standing. The Taikai dates are set at June 10-12, 2016. ¥50,000 fee includes single occupancy hotel for TWO nights starting 10 June 2016 at Palace Hotel, Omiya. Breakfast, dinner and an after-Taikai party. Flight arrangements will be the responsibility of the […]