Yoshin-ryu

Systems: naginatajutsu; sojutsu (nagayari; tanso); bojutsu (hanbo); kusarigamajutsu
Date founded: early Tokugawa period (ca. 1660)
Founded by: Akiyama Shirobei Yoshitoki
Present representative/headmaster: Koyama Takako, 13th headmaster
Primarily located in: Hiroshima Prefecture


Resources
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Book  "Field Guide to the Classical Japanese Martial Arts"
in Sword & Spirit
Photo  This school, based in Hiroshima, specializes in the practice of women's defensive naginata; practitioners learn to execute technique wearing full kimono
20th Nihon Kobudo Embu Taikai, Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, 2/2/97

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