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TAKUMAKAI 琢磨会

A DAITO-RYU AIKIJUJUTSU organization based in the Osaka area which was created in August 1975 around Takuma HISA, a pre-war student of both Morihei UESHIBA and Sokaku TAKEDA and later a prominent teacher of the art. Its current president is Hakaru MORI. Teaching is focused on the instruction of 118 Soden techniques which constitute the technical basis of this system. The Takumakai presently includes somes 27 dojos concentrated in Osaka, Nara, Kyoto, Kobe, and the Tokushima area. Takumakai, Maison d'Or Koraibashi #605, Koraibashi 1-5-4, Higashi-ku, Osaka-shi Japan (06)222-3700.