Doctor Masaaki Hatsumi

34th Soke of the Togakure Ryu

Dr. Masaaki Hatsumi was born on the 2nd of December 1931 in Noda City just outside Tokyo (Chiba Prefecture). He practiced Judo from the age of 10.

Today, he has :

  • 4th dan Judo
  • 6th dan Karate Shinto Ryu
  • the title of Shinhanen Aiki Jutsu

Dr. Masaaki Hatsumi founded the Bujinkan, , an association the transmits his teachings in more than 25b countries.

He is the Grandmaster of 9 traditional schools of martial arts.

It’s Toshitsugu Takamatsu (33° soke de l'école Togakure Ryûfounded more than 8 centuries ago) that taught him thèse secrets and made hime his successor.

Outside his martial path, he is also recieved Doctors from Meiji university with a major in theature.

He is also a chiropractor and ran a clinic in Noda.

He is also a reknowned painter and calligrapher.

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