History

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jlmt Jean-Luc Moreau, 9th degree black belt (DAN) in Daito-Ryu Aikibudo Jujitsu Tai Sabaki, headmaster and cofounder of this style, started to study under Somekichi Kobayashi. To enlarge his view and knowledge, Jean-Luc Moreau Sensei also studied different martial arts (Judo, Karate, Kendo, Ko-Budo…) under other great teachers such as:

Ichiro Abe, 9th Dan (Kodokan), Head Kata Instructor at the Kodokan
Minoru Mochizuki, (1907-2003) – Founder of Yoseikan Budo Aikido
Hiroo Mochizuki, (1936-) – Current Head of Yoseikan Budo Aikido
Taiji Kase, (1929 – 2004) – 9th Dan Shotokan Karate
Tadashi Abe, (1926-1984) – Pioneer of Aikido in France and Europe
Takeda Tokimune, (1915-1993) – 36th Soke, Daito-Ryu AikiJujutsu
Gozo Shioda, (1915-1994) – Founder of Yoshinkan Aikido

 

Somekichi Kobayashi studied under Takeda Sokaku, as shown in this Shareiroku.

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For a complete and detailed history of Daito-Ryu Aikijujutsu, please select on the following links:
http://www.daito-ryu.org/index.html
http://www.geocities.com/Tokyo/1235/lineage.html

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