The Jinenkan was founded by Fumio Manaka (martial name 'Unsui') in 1996. The purpose of the organisation is to allow students to study the martial arts of old Japan freely and unhindered under his guidance. Unsui has 50 years of experience in the Japanese arts of Kobudo (old martial ways).
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The Jinenkan offers instruction in Taijutsu (unarmed fighting skills), Bikenjutsu (sword arts), Yari (spear), Naginata (halberd), Tessen (Iron fan), Jutte (truncheon), Kusari-fundo (weighted chain), Tantojutsu (knife), Bo ,Hanbo ,Jo (staff arts) and more.
We train in the following schools:-
- Gyokko Ryu Kosshijutsu
- Koto Ryu Koppojutsu
- Togakure ryu Ninpo taijutsu
- Shindenfudo ryu Jutaijutsu/Dakentaijutsu
- Kukishinden Happobikenjutsu
- Takagi Yoshin ryu Jutaijutsu
- Jinen ryu
The name 'Koujo' was given to our dojo by our teacher Manaka sensei and means 'continuous improvement'