The lineage of Chinto

Published: Mayl 27, 2022

Since Hironori Otsuka, the founder of Wado-Ryu, passed away in 1982, differents currents arose within the style. His son Jiro Otsuka continued as head of the Wado-Ryu Renmei, the group within the JKF continued as Wado Kai and in 1990 Hironori Otsuka's top student Tatsuo Suzuki founded the WIKF (Wado International Karate-Do Federation).

Hironori Otsuka

First we take a look at how Hironori Otsuka himself executed Jion.