Ongoing Hakkoryu Jujutsu classes are now forming for the first time in the Houston, Texas area. For more information, please contact sensei Joe Adornato at the website or on Facebook.
Congratulations to the following members who recently received Shihan licensing (and above) from Nidai Soke Okuyama. They were promoted on 14 September 2012 at the conclusion of the Jikiden (direct transmission of mysteries/skills) sessions at Bayonne, New Jersey, USA. Menkyo Shihan Gil Adams, Seizan – California, USA Menkyo Shihan George Wilson, Shuho – California, USA […]
Thank you to all that attended the Hakkoryu Jikiden (direct transmission of mysteries/skills) sessions and Embukai in New Jersey, USA. By all accounts this event was a huge success, bringing people together (many for the first time) from many distant places around the world. Of course our thanks to Nidai Soke Okuyama for spending a […]
The 2012 Hakkoryu Embukai Seminar is coming soon. Please view the following PDF for more information.
Congratulations to Shihan Matt Walker and Shihan Theophilus Ulmer who recently received Shihan licensing from Nidai Soke Okuyama. They were promoted on 26 August 2012 during the Shihan sessions at the Hakkoryu Hombu Dojo in Omiya, Japan. Menkyo Shihan Matt Walker, Senzan – Texas, USA Menkyo Shihan Theophilus Ulmer, Hozan – Texas, USA
The Hombu has asked that keikogi guidelines be announced: Uniforms consist of white tops and pants. Tops must be traditional Japanese “left closing over right” and not pullover. Purple coloring of Hakkoryu crest Yotsume-no-mon (four diamonds enclosed in circle) or lettering on the uniform is reserved for any Shihan in good standing with the Hakkoryu […]
The Hakkoryu So Hombu Dojo and the Okuyama family are pleased to announce the birth of KAITO OKUYAMA. Kaito was born on 3 May 2012 at 2:00am (Japanese Standard Time). Takashi Okuyama (Waka Sensei) and his wife have a healthy baby boy. Congratulations to the Okuyama family!