Originating in the 12th century this school specializes in Jujutsu and Iainuki (fast sword drawing).
The current soke is Masaaki Hatsumi.
"This Ryu originated by Genpachiro Tameyoshi in the mid 12th Century. It is traced back to the Kosshijutsu which was introduced by Izumo Kanja Yoshiteru. A characteristic of this Ryu can be found in its recognition of natural style as the only posture of defence. However, in reality, a person imagines a posture of defence in his mind and places himself on guard"
"Hidden Ninja submission" by Hatusmi Masaaki
Information source: Paul Richardson
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