October 23, 2018

Under the leadership of Shuseki Shihan (Grandmaster) Sakagami, the 2018 Ryukyu Kobudo Kongo Ryu seminar was held in Honbu Dojo, Yokohama Tsurumi (6th – 8th of October 2018). Broadly speaking, the 2018 year seminar was a direct continuation of the 2017 seminar. The 201...

On October 6th, 7th and 8th, we practiced “Hamahiga no Tonfa,” “Tawada no Sai, “Tsukenshitahaku no Sai,” “Shushi no Kon Sho,” “Ryusei no Kon,” “Shushi no Kon Dai,” “Kongo no Nunchaku Sho,” “Kongo no Nicho-gama” and “Maezato no Tekko.” The seminar was very interesting a...

August 22, 2018

2018年10月6日~8日の三日間、琉球古武道金剛流の特別セミナーを、総本部道場で開催いたします。興味のある方は、是非ご連絡下さい。 We will hold 3 days excessive kobudo seminar on October 6th, 7th and 8th. We will practice the following katas: Shushi no Kon Dai, Sakugawa no Kon Sho, Kongo no Kon Ryubi no Sai, Tawada no Sai and Tsuke...

On May 21st, 2018, Mari, a member of USA, visited Ryukyu Kobudo Kongo-ryu Headquarters in Japan. She has been practicing Kongo-ryu for almost 4 years in Los Angeles, USA, and she recently received Sho-dan degree (the first dan.) Although she was able to practice only o...

For the past 16 years, I had been a kobudo practitioner in the Philippines. Sadly, this colorful but deadly art of weaponry has been partly forgotten in our country. I am very grateful to Soke Sadaaki Sakagami for giving me a brighter future to continue the art of Kobu...

October 15, 2017

Having only been living in Japan for three months and having not practised karate since my early teens, when I was invited to a three-day intensive seminar in Ryukyu Kobudo by my sensei I thought it must have been some kind of joke. Surely it would be far too difficult...

October 15, 2017

Starting at 10 am, finishing at 6:30 PM it was a long day full of hard work and patient guidance from the instructors on how to use the Bo in correct and efficient ways. It was also a day of also many laughs. Training with masters and friends is such a fine experience.

August 1, 2017

A character of Ryukyu Kobudo Kongo-ryu is an influence from mainland Japanese martial arts; such as Kendo, Jodo and Iaido. The founder of Kongo-ryu, Master Ryusho Sakagami was originally a famous Kendo and Iaido instructor. So, he brought an idea of “Kodachi’s kata (a...