The Karate Jutsu and Jujutsu tradition of Bushinkai

The core system taught within the Bushinkai Academy is Hakuda Kempo Toshu Jutsu. This name reflects the Okinawan naming conventions of circa 1900 when the fighting arts had names like Ryukyu Kempo Tode Jutsu and Rentan Goshin Karate Jutsu. Within the system are two intertwined traditions – The Karate Jutsu of Okinawa (Toshu Jutsu) The Nihon…

Instructor’s training timeline

Headteacher Simon Keegan’s training timeline describing his teachers, styles and achievements over the last 30 years in martial arts. He currently holds the grades of 5th Dan Karate and 5th Dan Jujutsu. He is a recognised Shikon instructor, an officer for Karate Jutsu International and holds many other positions. 2017: Appointed chief researcher (UK) for…

Meet the chief instructor

SIMON KEEGAN (RENSHI) 5th Dan Karate – 5th Dan Jujutsu Simon Keegan is a Karate and Jujutsu instructor who has taught all over the country and internationally for almost 20 years. He has an impeccable lineage in the classical martial arts and graded on the mat up to 5th Dan. He has also been fortunate…

The kata of Karate Jutsu

The complete kata syllabus of Hakuda Kempo Toshu Jutsu: 1) Channan Shodan (Shuri Te) Known in Shorin Ryu as Pinan Shodan, and in Shotokan as Heian Nidan this is the first kata in the system. The Channan forms were practiced by masters like Motobu and renamed as Pinan by Itosu and Heian by Funakoshi. Thought…

Manchester Karate classes

Manchester: Karate & Jujutsu Circle Martial Arts Marlboro House 52 Newton Street, Manchester M1 1ED Monday evenings: 8:30pm Sunday mornings: 10:00am Shihan: Simon Keegan (5th Dan Renshi Karate & Jujutsu) Sempai: Philip Jennings Email: simonkeeganmedia@gmail.com The Karate and Jujutsu taught in Bushinkai is called Hakuda Kempo Toshu Jutsu. This is the original Okinawan method of…