Araki-ryu

Systems: torite kogusoku (close combat, grappling with & without weapons), tojutsu (odachi, kodachi, tanto, bokken); bojutsu; naginatajutsu (nagamaki); kusarigamajutsu; chigirikijutsu; ryofundojutsu
Date founded: late Muromachi period (ca. 1573)
Founded by: Araki Mujinsai Minamoto no Hidenawa
Present representative/headmaster: 17th generation shihan, Kikuchi Kunimitsu; 18th generation shihan, Arakawa Seishin; 17th generation shihan, Suzuki Nobuo
Primarily located in: Gunma and Saitama Prefecture


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Photo  Chigiriki technique
Hono Embu, Kashima Shrine, 6/12/94
Photo  Kenjutsu
15th Nihon Kobudo Embu Taikai, Riverside Sports Center, Tokyo, 4/19/97
Book  "Koryu Meets the West" by Ellis Amdur
in Koryu Bujutsu

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