Tosei Ryu

Japanese Stick-fighting using the tanjo, an effective martial arts also for self defense.


Free Fight

Appliance of techniques under save conditions with a partner.

Self Defence

Direct and simple techniques, as well as training of drills with the purpose of self-defense.

Stickfighting, Kusarigama, Jitte

Japanese martial arts with stick, chain-sickle and Jitte

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The Tosei Ryu training in our dojo consists of different Japanese weapons.

The following weapons are taught:

  • Tanjo a 90cm long stick, also walking stick
  • Doppel Tanjo martial art with two sticks
  • Jo a 120cm long stick
  • Bo a 180cm long stick
  • Kusarigama chain-sickle, mostly known from Ninjutsu
  • Jitte & Tessen Stick and iron-fan

Kusarigama Isshin Ryu

The Tosei Ryu curriculum contains the following martial arts:

  • Tosei Ryu Tanjo against Tanjo, Jo, Bo & knife
  • Tosei Nito Ryu two Tanja against Tanjo, Jo & Bo
  • Uchida Ryu Tanjo against Katana
  • Tosei Ryu Jo Jo against various weapons
  • Tosei Ryu Bo Bo against various weapons
  • Isshin Ryu Kusarigama chain-sickle against Katana
  • Ikkaku Ryu Jitte Jitte and Tessen against Katana

Isshin Ryu Kusarigama Jutsu can also be learned independently from Tosei Ryu in seminars.