From Wikipedia: “Shogen Okabayashi is a well known Kansai based aikijujutsu teacher.
He was a founding member and one of the shihan or ‘senior teachers’ of the Takumakai Daito-ryu group, founder of the Hakohokai branch and later founder of the Hakuho-ryu which is based upon the techniques of Daito-ryu aiki-jujutsu and the Ona-ha Itto-ryu.”
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