Yoseikan Budo is a comprehensive martial art founded by Master Minoru Mochizuki. Master Mochizuki is one of the last living direct students of Judo founder Jigoro Kano, a major student of Aikido founder Morihei Ueshiba and also studied under Gichin Funakoshi, founder of Shotokan Karate. Believing that the martial arts have become distorted in the 20th century by specialization into separate disciplines and transformation into sports, Master Mochizuki has assembled the major techniques of the Japanese martial tradition into a single coherent structure.
Yoseikan Budo incorporates elements of:
This web site is sponsored by the University of Alabama Yoseikan Budo Club in cooperation with the United States Yoseikan Budo Association.
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The current instructors of the U of A club are:
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