THE HYOHO NITEN ICHIRYU
THE KAGERYU
KISO IAI KOZA - IWATA NORIKAZU
EISHIN RYU of TOSA - IWATA NORIKAZU
THE HAGAKURE KIKIGAKI
LINKS  TO BUDO BUNKA
 
HNIR Information from Nippon Budokan
 
French translation of HNIR pages

This homepage is mainly about the Hyoho or Heiho as it is now called of three Ryu. The Hyoho Niten Ichiryu. The Kageryu and the Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu. Included is various information about these ryu. Translations of definitive work by Imai Masayuki Nobukatsu 10th Soke of the Hyoho Niten Ichiryu. Understanding one of Miyamoto Musashi's ambiguous works called Gorin no Sho and translated extracts from the book, Explanations of Dokkodo.

Two translations of books by Iwata Norikazu Sensei. Holder of two successive Tora no Maki (Menkyo Kaiden) of the Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu and clearly recognized as one of Japan's most senior leading authorities on the ryu.

General information of Japan's only remaining long sword ryu The Kageryu.

Also included are translations of unpublished aphorisms from the Hagakure Kikigaki.

Hyakutake - Watkin ~ Imai Masayuki ~ Iwata Norikazu 2003