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Articles about Takumakai Daito-Ryu Aiki Jujutsu

History of Daito-ryu

Daito-ryu Aiki Jujutsu is one of the Kobudo. The detail of its development in the Edo period (1603 -1868) and before is not clear. There are no books and no records about Daito-ryu. Perhaps...

Daito Ryu in Australia

is a traditional Japanese martial art which is said to be about one thousand years old. However, it was only opened to the public for the first time by one hundred years ago. Takeda...

Curriculum and Technique in Takumakai Daito-ryu

Techniques The movements of Daito-ryu are based on the movements of Kenjutsu. Some Aiki Jujutsuka also study Onoha Itto-ryu (Takeda-ha) as an adjunct to the study of Aiki Jujutsu technique. It is understood that...

Rei of Budo

What is the Rei of Budo? The Dojo etiquette of “Rei” is an essential aspect with respect to the spirit of Budo. It is only by the expression of a sincere attitude to your...

Why is Aiki Jujutsu Different to Other Martial Arts?

Many self defence and martial art systems rely heavily on speed and power. Most commonly they consist of hard punches, kicks and other strikes and blocks. Ordinary jujitsu also often relies on strength and...

What is Daito ryu Aiki Jujutsu

Daito ryu Aiki Jujutsu is an ancient Japanese Martial Art that is said to have originated in the 11th century of feudal Japan. There are over 2800 techniques in Daito ryu Aiki Jujutsu. The...

Weapons in Daito ryu

Aiki Jujutsu came from an understanding of Japanese sword fighting. The school of sword fighting that is practised in Daito ryu is Ono ha Itto ryu. This school teaches the use of a long...

Inner Teachings

The Discipline of Meditation In the Gold Coast dojo emphasis is placed on developing both the internal and external aspects of budo. To practice this martial art well, one must be relaxed and supple....

Daito-ryu & Other Aiki Arts

Aikido is one of the most popular martial arts in the world with many styles now proliferating around the globe. On a personal level, Aikido was my first martial art and I still am...

Women In Daito-ryu

Womens Self Defence, Aiki will set you free Daito-ryu Aiki Jujutsu is an excellent martial art for young and old of both sexes however it is particularly good for women. There is even a...