“One day, Takamatsu-sensei was walking along the river when he heard a woman’s voice cry out, ‘My child fell into the river!’ Takamatsu-sensei leapt into the river and managed to pull the child to safety. Immediately, he observed that the child had swallowed a large amount of water. He realized it might not be too late to save this child […]
” The important thing in Martial Arts is not victory, but survival. The most important techniques of the Budo are those that protect life, this is why, it is said that the true and ultimate secret of Martial Arts is “win without fighting”. Takamatsu Toshitsugu Sensei wrote: • Learn first that any difficulty you have to endure is only temporary. […]
By Master Toshitsugu Takamatsu To use the literary and Martial arts for the nation means to prepare for societies turbulence. It is very common to have at least one social disturbance in every “reign.” You should never abolish learning the bugei (warrior arts), even in a short period. There are so many kinds of martial arts and among them only […]
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“To hide is the defense” – Togakure Ryu teaching. Self Isolation HAS been and still IS, a part of the serious martial artists training or “shugyou.” For any martial artist, this is a time to practice their art. Depending on their circumstance, there is always a way to practice. Stretching, fitness, kata, meditation, stealth. What do I mean by stealth? […]