The Lineages of the GiYu Dojo

GYOKKO RYU
“THE SCHOOL OF THE JEWELED TIGER

Techniques which are splendid like a treasure and powerful like a tiger.

KOTO RYU
“THE SCHOOL OF KNOCKING TIGERS DOWN”


Techniques which are powerful enough to defeat a tiger.

KUKISHIN RYU
“THE SCHOOL OF NINE DEMON GOD’S TRADITION”


God like techniques which were transmitted to the Kuki family.

TAKAGI YOSHIN RYU
“THE SCHOOL OF RAISING THE HEART TO THE HIGH TREES”


Techniques which are simple and unbreakable like a willow tree.

SHINDEN FUDO RYU
“THE SCHOOL OF IMMOVABLE GOD’S TRADITIONS”


Immovable techniques transmitted from the Gods.

TOGAKURE RYU
“THE SCHOOL OF THE HIDDEN DOOR”


A school which is good at hiding in the shadows of things.

JINEN RYU
“THE SCHOOL OF NATURE”


Movement which has no excess force like movements of nature but which will still accomplish their purpose.

GI YU DOJO SUWARI GATA
“GROUND TECHNIQUES WHICH REQUIRE COURAGE TO EXEMPLIFY JUSTICE”

Ground fighting that helps develop confidence in your movement to stand up and do what is moral.