A short introduction

Meifu Shinkage Ryu Canada™ Branch

Meifu Shinkage Ryu Canada™ Branch  明府真影流カナダ支部 is a subdivision of the Meifu Shinkage Ryu Honbu (head quarters) in Japan. The Branch is operated by Taka Budo Dokokai Martial Arts, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation studying, training, researching, and promoting Japanese Martial Arts (Budo). Governance is provided by the members of the Board of Directors: Darren (Left), Lance (Middle left), and Chris (middle Right), under authorization from the current headmaster of Meifu Shinkage Ryu in Japan, Soke Yasuyuki Otsuka (Right).

Dojo Authorization


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Training Opportunities

Meifu Shinkage Ryu Canada™ Branch currently operates two groups in Saskatchewan, one study group in Alberta, and one study group in Toronto, Ontario. In addition, we oversee one training group in Seattle (USA).

Looking for dedicated schools

Other Provinces

Meifu Shinkage Ryu Canada™ Branch is looking for opportunities to affiliate Japanese martial art schools in British Columbia, and Nova Scotia. Highly dedicated budoka are also invited to contact us about setting up training or study groups in these provinces, especially in Halifax and Vancouver. Please note that certain conditions exist to safe-keep the integrity of Meifu Shinkage Ryu in Canada.

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