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    The Takumakai organization aims at preserving the knowledge that Takuma Hisa acquired from Takeda Sokaku. Similarly, Nakatsu Heizaburo (read his biography here), who like Hisa, trained in the Asahi Journal dojo in Osaka, has transmitted his own technical knowledge obtained from that period in the Shikoku region. Nakatsu joined the journal in 1930, where he ...
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    Nakatsu Heizaburo (中津平三郎) was born on May 1, 1894 in Ikeda (池田町) in the Tokushima Prefecture on Shikoku Island. He was a direct student of Daito-ryu aiki-jujutsu master Takeda Sokaku, with whom he studied for three years. Nakatsu Sensei is the teacher at the origin of the lineage of Daito-ryu aiki-jujutsu of Shikoku, which is ...
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    Chiba Tsugutaka Shihan is one of the oldest practitioners of Daito-ryu aiki-jujutsu living in Japan today. He was a student of Nakatsu Heizaburo and Takuma Hisa, both having learned from Morihei Ueshiba and Sokaku Takeda at the Asahi Journal of Osaka. Chiba Sensei has also studied in Hokkaido at the Daito-kan [大東館, headquarters of Daito-ryu ...