Hakuda Kempo Toshu Jutsu: Core of Karate Jutsu and Jujutsu

Karate Jutsu & Nihon Jujutsu classes: 8:00-9:30pm Thursdays Van Dang Martial Arts (Hakutora Dojo) Newton Street Manchester Contact: kaicho@runbox.com Simon Keegan 5th Dan (Kokusai Budoin) Kicki Holm 2nd Dan (Shotokan Karate International)   Karate Jutsu & Nihon Jujutsu studies: Our research on Toshu Jutsu (Okinawan Karate) featured in Martial Arts Illustrated: Our research on Nihon…

Karate Jutsu and Jujutsu classes in Manchester

Karate Jutsu and Nihon Jujutsu (Okinawan Karate and authentically Japanese Jujutsu) taught in one system called Hakuda Kempo Toshu Jutsu, teaching the trunk of the martial arts, not the branches. The headquarters of Hakuda Kempo Toshu Jutsu is theĀ Hakutora Academy in Manchester. The class (enrolling now): 8:00-9:30pm Thursdays Van Dang Martial Arts (Hakutora Dojo) Newton…

Bunkai Lesson One

Bunkai means to analyse kata to come up with applications (Oyo). In Toshu JutsuĀ our first kata is called Channan Shodan (known in Shorin Ryu, Shito Ryu and Wado Ryu as Pinan Shodan and in Shotokan as Heian Nidan). I will cross reference my applications with those of Karate Jutsu master Choki Motobu and with reference…

About our Karate

Bushinkai teaches a system called Hakuda Kempo Toshu Jutsu. It breaks down like this: Hakuda: (Okinawan Baida) a term used in Southwestern Japan for practical Jujutsu prior to the modern era Kempo: (Chinese Chuan Fa) a term denoting Chinese style forms of boxing Toshu Jutsu: (also Tode Jutsu) an Okinawan term for what is now…

Karate training for self defence

ABOUT KARATE TRAINING 8:00-9:30pm Thursdays Van Dang Martial Arts (Hakutora Dojo) Newton Street Manchester Contact: kaicho@runbox.com THE SCIENCE OF VIOLENCE You cannot learn anything without learning some of the theories behind it. You wouldn’t learn to drive without knowing the Highway Code, you wouldn’t send a soldier into battle without telling him who his enemy…

Karate Instructor’s training

Bushinkai chief instructor Simon Keegan followed in the footsteps of a number of his relatives (read about his extensive family history here) in studying the martial arts, and began his training at an early age (in basic Karate, Jujutsu and numerous weapons) then joined his first club age 10. After continuing his studies in many…

Bushinkai Karate and Nihon Jujutsu

Hakuda Kempo Toshu Jutsu is not only a system of Karate, it is also a system of Jujutsu. But what is Jujutsu and how does it differ or compare with Karate? An excellent definition of Jujutsu is given by Serge Mol (Classical Fighting Arts of Japan) which is: A method of close combat, either unarmed…