Home page@>@Ryukyu Kobujutsu Introduction@>@Biographical note

Every year, international members visit Japan and interact with each other to deepen techniques and friendships. Specific details of those activities are omitted in this note.
Events hosted by Nippon Kobudo Shinkokai, Nihon Kobudo Association & domestic branches and so on are left out in this note.

1893Birth of Yasuhiro Konishi sensei
1897Birth of Shinken Taira sensei
1899Birth of Seiko Fujita sensei
1918Birth of Gansho (Motokatsu) Inoue
1940The Society for the preservation & promotion of Ryukyu Kobujutsu is established by Taira sensei.
1948Establishment of Yuishinkai
1954Birth of Kisho Inoue
1958MayOfficial opening of the dojo by Gansho Inoue
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Photo of first dojo in Shimizu@@Gasshuku in 1960s in Hayama, Japan
1960Oct-10Taira sensei awards Gansho Inoue a certificate "Shihan" of Ryukyu Kobudo.
1965Jan-4Seiko Fujita sensei passes away at the age of 68.
Jul-1Taira sensei awards Gansho Inoue a certificate "Hanshi" of Ryukyu classical martial arts.
1966NovHiga Yuchoku sensei (Shorin ryu in Okinawa) visits Shimizu dojo.
1968JulGansho Inoue visits U.S.A.
1969Aug-1Taira Shinken sensei awards Gansho Inoue the first & last certificate "Menkyo Kaiden Hanshi" of Ryukyu classical martial arts and a letter of appreciation.
AugGansho Inoue & students visit Okinawa.
NovTaira sensei visits Shimizu (his last visit to Shimizu)
1970AugGansho Inoue visits Okinawa to take care of Shinken Taira sensei.
Sept-3Shinken Taira(Maezato) sensei passes away at the age of 73.
Oct-10The first World Karate Championship hosted by World Karate Federations held at Nippon Budokan.
1971Sept-26Kobudo & Karate demonstration commemorating the late grand master Shinken Taira sensei is held at Ryukyu Shinpo Hall in Okinawa.
1972May-15Reversion of Okinawa to Japanese administration
Jun-4Ryukyu Kobudo demonstration in commemoration of the reversion of Okinawa to Japan is held in Shimizu Civic Hall. All profits were donated to Charity.
Jun-17
∼ Year 1978
"Ryukyu Kobudo" [Vol.1, Vol. 2 & Vol. 3] are published by Gansho Inoue (out of print)
1983-Oct-26 ∼ 1985-Feb-15: Ryukyu Kobujutsu [Vol.1, Vol. 2 & Vol. 3] are published by Gansho Inoue.
SeptEstablishment of Fujinomiya branch
1973May-13Opening ceremony of new dojo of Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai & Yuishinkai in Shimizu (Dojo head: Gansho Inoue) is held.
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1974FebGansho Inoue & Kisho Inoue visit Okinawa.
SeptEstablishment of Meiji university Shiunjuku kobudo club
(Kiyonobu Ogasawara sensei, Gansho Inoue sensei)
1975Jan-1Establishment of Netherlands branch [Branch chief : Robert Zwartjes → Frank van den Niuewendijk]
Jun-2Establishment of Canada branch [Branch chief: Shane Yukio Higashi]
Sept-9Sohonbu dojo of Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai is also opened at "Zoshukan" in Shibuya, Tokyo.
1976May-30Establishment of U.K. branch [Branch chief: John Sullivan → Julian Mead]
1977Jan-7Series of weapons books for Ryukyu Kobujutsu weapons' basic kata & kumite published till 20 Oct.1986[Out of print].
1978Oct-30Gansho Inoue awards Kisho Inoue certificates "4th dan & Shidoin" of Yuishinkai and Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai.
1979Jul-1Establishment of South Africa branch [Edward Jardine]
Establishment of Finland branch [Ilpo Jalamo]
1980Apr-18Establishment of Australia Sydney branch [Paul N. Starling]
1981Jan-17Kisho Inoue is appointed as vice president of Yuishinkai and Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai.
Mar-14
∼Apr-4
Seminar in South Africa (Gansho Inoue, Shingai)
MayWe start to use the name of "Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai" as our association name.
1982Jan-1Establishment of Malaysia branch[ Jee Tee Ming →Jee Chek Hwang→Yon Wi Long]
1983AprilGansho Inoue takes up a post of President of Shizuoka-ken Karatedo Federation (till 1st January 1993 )
Jun-3Yasuhiro Konishi sensei passes away at the age of 89.
SeptGansho Inoue awards Kisho Inoue certificates "Shihan" of Yuishinkai and Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai.
1984Jan-4Kisho Inoue resides in Kuwait on assignment.(∼1986-Sept) During working in Kuwait, opens school of karate & kobujutsu.
Mar-4The 4thAnnual General Meeting and New Year Party of Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai held at The Tokai University Club in Tokyo.
Apr-7∼29Seminar in South Africa (Gansho Inoue, Julian Mead)
Jun-3First anniversary of Yasuhiro Konishi sensei's death
Sept-25∼29Gansho Inoue visits Taipei, Taiwan
Oct-220th anniversary of foundation of Nippon Budokan (attended by Gansho Inoue)
Oct-6, 7Domestic seminar of Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai (at Usami,Ito city)
DecGansho Inoue takes a post of standing director of Nippon Kobudo Shinko Kai
1985May-18Gansho Inoue receives the prize for Shizuoka Prefecture physical education service of Japan Sports Association
May-27Establishment of Kodaira branch in Japan [Takada Koichi →Honda Kiyoshi]
Jul-7The 50th anniversary of foundation of Nippon Kobudo Shinko Kai in Tokyo, Japan
Aug-17, 18Seminar of Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai at Kensetsu university in Fujinomiya city
1986Jan-3∼19Seminar in Australia (Gansho Inoue, Julian Mead)
Feb-8Julian Mead returns to England, U.K.
Jul-9Gansho Inoue departs for overseas visit (accompanied by Hidetoshi Ikegaya and Edward Jardine from Japan)
  Jul-10∼12 : Copenhagen, Helsinki, Turku
  Jul-14 : Stockholm
  Jul-14∼16 : London
  Jul-17∼Aug-13 : Johannesburg
  Aug-13 : Taipei, and arrived at Narita
Aug-29Establishment of Wakayama-ken branch [Minoru Yoshida]
Sept-13Kisho Inoue returns to Japan from Kuwait.
Nov-16Memorial demonstration for the 46th anniversary of the foundation of Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai and the 17th anniversary of the death of Shinken Taira Sensei held at Tojo Kaikan in Tokyo (supported by the Society for the Promotion of Japanese Classical Martial Arts and Nihon Kobudo Association)

Memorial magazine is published on this occasion
1987Jan-24New Year party of Nippon Kobudo Shinko Kai attended by Gansho Inoue and Kisho Inoue
AprRyukyu Kobujutsu Ten no Maki & Chi no Maki is complete and published
Jun-21Instructors Seminar of Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai
Aug-22, 23Seminar of Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai at the Shimizu Dojo.
Sept-26, 27First Asia Bujutsu demonstration at Yokohama, Japan attended by Gansho Inoue and Kisho Inoue
Oct-10A dedicatory demonstration to Atsuta-jingu shrine attended by Gansho Inoue, Kisho Inoue & others
Oct-17A dedicatory demonstration to Yasukuni-jinjya shrine attended by Gansho Inoue, Kisho Inoue & others
Nov-3A dedicatory demonstration to Meiji-jingu shrine attended by Gansho Inoue, Kisho Inoue & others
1988Jan-18∼25Seminar in Sri Lanka (by Gansho Inoue)
Feb-14The 11th Nippon Kobudo Demonstration at Nippon Budokan
Apr-2Gansho Inoue awards Kisho Inoue the certificates "Menkyo Kaiden Hanshi" of Yuishinkai and Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai.
May-4A dedicatory demonstration to Shimogamo-jinjya shrine in Kyoto.
JunGansho Inoue is appointed as vice president of Nippon Kobudo Shinko Kai
JulA visit to Australia as member of Japan budo delegation commemorative for the 200 years anniversary of foundation of Australia (by Gansho Inoue, Shiosaka, Okawa, Okabayashi and Watanabe)
Sept-13∼20Seminar in Finland [by Shida]
Nov-13Gansho Inoue receives the award of Kobudo Achievement from Nihon Kobudo Association (at Kanazawa city)
1989Jan-7The demise of Emperor Showa. The new era name of "Heisei" was adopted.
The first year of Heisei era
Jan-28Standing directors meeting & new year party of Nippon Kobudo Shinko Kai (attended by Gansho Inoue, Kisho Inoue & others )
Mar-5Annual general meeting, board meeting & New Year party of Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai (at Tojo Kaikan, Tokyo)
Apr-8Kobudo demonstration hosted by Nippon Kobudo Shinko Kai at Riverside sports center in Tokyo
May-4Dedicatory demonstration to Shimogamo-jinjya shrine in Kyoto.
May-5Dedicatory demonstration to Shiramine-jinjya shrine in Kyoto
Jun-24, 25Instructors Seminar of Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai at Echizen-ya in Yugawara
Sept-2, 3Domestic seminar of Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai at Hakone.
Nov-3Dedicatory demonstration to Meiji-jingu shrine in Tokyo.
1990Mar-11The 50th anniversary of foundation of Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai held at Tojokaikan, Tokyo.
(Such events as Ceremony, Presentation of memento, Annual General Meeting, Social gathering are held.)
May-13Commemorative meeting for the transfer of Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai GHQ to Tokyo held at the old GHQ dojo in Shimizu.
May-30Establishment of Shimizu branch [Shida Hitoshi →Watanabe Toshiaki]
Jun-1The transfer of Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai GHQ to Tokyo.
Jun-16, 17Instructors Seminar of Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai held at Yugawara.
Jul-1Commemorative demonstration for the 55th anniversary of foundation of Nippon Kobudo Shinko Kai at Tojo Kaikan in Tokyo.
Jul-6Start of new session of morning class at Sohonbu dojo in Shibuya.
Sept-7∼9The International Seminar 1990 (the 1st seminar) held at Hakone,Japan
Oct-7Dedicatory demonstration to Atsuta-jingu shrine in Nagoya.
Nov-25Start of special training for instructors at Sohonbu dojo in Shibuya
1991Mar-17Kobudo demonstration hosted by Nihon Kobudo Association at Nippon Budokan
May-4Dedicatory demonstration to Shimogamo-jinya shrine in Kyoto
May-5Dedicatory demonstration to Shimogamo shrine in Kyoto
Jun-8Welcome party for new members of Meiji University Shiunjuku Kobudo club
Jun-18The First Social gathering & demonstration with Budo groups which use Zoshukan dojo in Shibuya (1st demonstration of Ryukyu Kobujutsu)
Jun-22, 23Instructors seminar of Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai in Hakone
Sept-14∼24Demonstration & seminar at the Japan Festival in Durham city, England (by Kisho Inoue, Okabayashi, J.Mead)
Dec-1Establishment of Sri Lanka branch [A. D. Jayakody →H. M. Sisira Kumara]
1992Jun-5Ogasawara Kiyonobu sensei, president of Nippon Kobudo Shinko Kai passes away.
Jun-10Hiruma sensei, first Head of Zoshukan dojo, passes away
Sept-29Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai applies for registration of its name & trademark to the Japan Patent Office.
Oct-17General meeting of Meiji University Shinjuku Kobudo Club.
Oct-23∼25The International Seminar 1992 (2nd seminar) in Hakone, Japan.
Nov-21Mrs. Keiko Akutsu becomes the head of Zoshukan dojo after Hiruma sensei passes away.
1993Jan-1Gansho Inoue passes away at the age of 74.
Jan-9Formal funeral
Jan-12Start of Sohonbu training
Feb-7The 16th Nippon Kobudo demonstration at Nippon Budokan[Inoue,Shiosaka,Okabayashi,Matuo,Tachikawa,Masubuchi,Nomura,Otani]
Mar-7Kisho Inoue becomes president at the general annual meeting and a meeting to honor Gansho Inoue's memory and his mind held at Hotel B&B in Tokyo (The representative of originators:Mr.Kobayashi Hajime)
Apr-27Kisho Inoue takes a post of a standing director of Nihon Kobudo Association.
May-3The 10th Ryobukai World Karatedo Championship commemorating 100 years' anniversary of the birth of Yasuhiro Konishi sensei. (attended by Inoue, Shingai, Shiosaka, Okabayashi, Watanabe, Matsuo, Masubuchi at Minato-ku Sports Center)
May-30The first open seminar at Nippon Budokan (attended by Inoue, Okabayashi, Shiosaka, Okawa, Tachikawa, Matsuo, Nomura)
Jun-12,13Domestic Seminar of Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai at Hakone.
Aug-24Yoshitaka Nomura, Instructor resides in London in the U.K. on assignment till 17 Feb 1999.
Oct-17Sengu Dedicatory demonstration to Ise-jingu shrine [Inoue, Okawa, Shiosaka & Okabayashi]
Oct-23The 20th anniversary of foundation of Meiji University Shiunjuku Kobudo club and joint training of OB and active members.
Nov-3Dedicatory demonstration to Meiji-jingu shrine
Nov-23Ryukyu Kobujutsu demonstration on the occasion of Karate do Gojukai World Karate Championship at Chiba Port Arena, Japan. (Inoue, Shida, Shiosaka, Okawa, Okabayashi)
Dec-18First anniversary of Gansho Inoue's death (at Chokoku-ji temple & The International Culture Center)
1994Jan-3Mrs. Yasuyo Inoue, supreme advisor, visits Mr. Kazufumi Kinjo, advisor in Okinawa as a courtesy.
FebVersion of "Ryukyu Kobujutsu" (authored by Kisho Inoue) is introduced in Historical Reader Separate volume 7 published by Shin-Jinbutsu Orai Sha.
MarPublication of Ryukyu Kobujutsu Promotion Video (Supervision by Kisho Inoue, Sales Agency: Tokyo Shureido (Company name changed to Tokyodo International)
Apr-3Memorial demonstration for the late Sakurakoji sensei (performed by Inoue, Shida, Shiosaka and Okawa, supported by Shiosaka and Suzuki)
Jun-25, 26Domestic seminar of Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai
Aug-7Demonstration at Shimizu port festival by Okawa, Watanabe, Haraguchi, Sato, at Shimizu Pier.
Aug-20, 21Gasshuku of Kenpo Club in Kansai Gaidai University. (Technical guidance by Yoshida and Tsujimoto)
Nov-26, 27Nippon Kobudo Demonstration for dedication to Itsukushima-jinja shrine (attended by Kisho Inoue,Yasuyo Inoue,Shiosaka,Okawa,Yoshida and Tsujimoto)
1995Feb-19The 18th Nippon Kobudo Demonstration at Nippon Budokan (Inoue, Shiosaka, Okawa, Minagawa, Suzuki & Okabayashi)
Mar-19The first Nippon Karatedo Rengokai Shizuoka prefecture Sports Karate Championship (Kobujutsu performed by Okawa at Shimizu)
Apr-9Visit Gansho Inoue sensei's grave (by Shida, Okawa, Kawasaki, Minagawa, Suzuki, Watanabe, Haraguchi & Mizuguchi)
AprFirst issue of Sohonbu quarterly magazine [Mini-Kawaraban]
Jun-9∼19Visit to England in UK by Kisho Inoue, Yasuyo Inoue, Shiosaka & Okawa
  Jun-10, 11 : Seminar for overseas instructors in England
  Jun-17, 18 : The second Europe seminar in England (advertisement in Budo magazine of Fighting Arts No.89)
Jun-18The open seminar by Fujinomiya branch (Instructors: Minagawa and Suzuki)
Jul-2Memorial Kobudo Demonstration and Ceremony for the 60th Anniversary of foundation of Nippon Kobudo Shinko Kai at Tojo Kaikan in Tokyo (attended by Kisho Inoue and others)
Jul-8, 9Domestic seminar of Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai at Yamanaka Lake,Yamanashi-ken
Sept-920th anniversary of the start of Shibuya Sohonbu dojo (The 1st training was 9th Sept.1975.)
Oct-15Celebration and General Meeting for the 20th anniversary of foundation of Zoshukan dojo (attended by Inoue, Shiosaka, Okabayashi, Ono, Masubuchi, Otani, Honda, Matsunaga and Sato)
Nov-11, 12The first visit by Kisho Inoue to Wakayama-ken branch for seminar.
Nov-19Nippon Kobudo demonstration for cerebration of the 40th anniversary of town merger of Yoshii-cho Gunma Prefecture (by Inoue, Okabayashi and Masubuchi at Yoshii-cho Industry Culture Kaikan Hall)
1996Jan-29Kisho Inoue attends the funeral service of Mr. Yukio Matsumoto
Feb-7Mr. Yasunosuke Nakazawa, advisor of the Dojo, passes away
Feb-8Condolatory visit on the death of Mr. Yasunosuke Nakazawa by Kisho Inoue and Yasuyo Inoue
Feb-9Condolatory visit on the death of Mr. Yasunosuke Nakazawa by Shida, Okawa and Kawasaki
Mar-17Establishment of Fujisawa branch [Ono Tsunezo]
May-25Ryukyu Kobujutsu is televised in "Budo in the world" series through cable TV in Los Angeles & New York
(Performed by Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai, Plan & produced by Sho Kosugi production)
May-29∼Jun-5Seminar for overseas instructors and Europe open seminar in Finland by Kisho Inoue
Jul-6, 7Domestic seminar of Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai at lake Yamanaka, Japan
Sept-11∼13The International Seminar 1996 (the third seminar) at Shimizu old dojo in Shimizu city.
Sept-15Memorial service for the late grand master Gansho Inoue at Shizuoka Belle Age in Shizuoka city (250 persons participated)
Publication of the preservation documents for Yuishinkai Karate kata
1997May-17The first demonstration by Wakayama-ken branch at Mitsubishi Electric Gymnasium
May-31∼Jun-5Martial arts friendship interchange meeting & demonstration for the 15th anniversary of Shizuoka - China Zhejiang friendship tie-up.
(Participation by Kisho Inoue and masters of Shizuoka-ken Karatedo Federation held at Hangzhou City, Fuyang City, Shaoxing City, Zhejiang Province & Shanghai)
Jun-13∼20Visit to U.S.A. and demonstration as delegation members of Japanese martial ways at Long Beach Arena in Los Angeles & Ryukyu Kobujutsu seminar at Ryobukai U.S.A. Honbu dojo in Anaheim, Los Angeles. (Attended by Inoue, Shida, Okawa, Okabayashi and Watanabe)
Jul-15Wake of Ichizo Otake sensei, our advisor in Tokyo (attended by Yasuyo Inoue and Junichi Masubuchi)
Jul-16Funeral service of Mr. Ichizo Otake sensei at Jyakuen-ji temple, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo (attended by Kisho Inoue)
Aug-6∼28Visit of overseas (by Inoue, Shingai, escorted by Edward Jardine from Japan. Seminars held in South Africa, Finland, Sweden, Holland and England.
SeptNew & enlarged edition of "Ryukyu Kobudo Taikan" [Authored by Shinken Taira, editorial supervision by Kisho Inoue, published by Okinawa Yojushorin]
Nov-24Demonstration for celebration of the 55th anniversary of the Fujinomiya municipal organization enforcement & the 25th anniversary of the Okinawa return (attended by Inoue, Shiosaka, Okawa and Masubuchi held at Fujinomiya Citizen Culture Hall)
Dec-6The first social gathering with Supreme advisor Yasuyo Inoue, hosted by Takemi Yoshikata, first coach of Shiunjuku Kobudo club, Eiji Furuya, Toyama, Masubuchi and OB & active members of Meiji University at Shibuya. Attended by Yasuyo Inoue and Kisho Inoue.
1998Jul-8Martial arts friendship interchange demonstration & social gathering with China Zhejiang martial arts group hosted by Zen Nippon Karate-do Gojukai and Ryukyu Kobujutsu Hozon Shinko Kai
Jul-19, 20The 4th International Seminar 1998 (by Kisho Inoue, Japanese members and South African members at Hotel B&G in Tokyo, Japan)
Sept-2∼8Visit to Moscow and seminar held in Moscow (by Kisho Inoue and Takashi Konomoto, our advisor)
Nov-25Launch of Internet home page by Sohonbu.
1999Mar-22∼Apr-3Seminar in Holland (by Kisho Inoue)
Mar-28Visit to Gansho Inoue's grave in Kamakura Cemetary (by Shingai, Suzuki, Watanabe, Haraguchi, Sato, Katahira, Jodo and Suzuki )
Apr-14∼21Visit to Spain and demonstration as members of Nippon Budo delegation at Oviedo city in Spain (attended by Inoue, Okabayashi, Ono & Honda)
May-27∼Jun3Visit and seminar in Sri Lanka (by Inoue & Konomoto, our advisor)
Jul-28∼Aug-3Visit and seminar in Moscow, Russia (by Kisho Inoue)
Sept-14∼25Visit and seminar in South Africa (by Inoue & Okawa)
2000May-3∼15Visit and seminar in Canada (by Kisho Inoue)
Jun-2∼10The 24th Japan Week 2000 Demonstration by Nippon budo delegation in Cuba and Mexico (attended by Inoue, Okawa, Watanabe & Ono)
Jun-13∼19Seminar in Holland & Sweden (by Kisho Inoue)
Jul-2Demonstration and party for celebration of the 65th Anniversary of foundation of Nippon Kobudo Shinko Kai (attended by Inoue, Okawa, Okabayashi, Ono, Masubuchi, Honda, Namiki, Matsunaga, Miyata & Inoue Yasuyo at Nakano Sun Plaza, Tokyo)
AugRyukyu Kobujutsu is introduced in monthly magazine "Gekkan Karatedo" October issue as guide comics of "Karate no Tamago" and continues for a year as a series item. Editorial supervision by Kisho Inoue
Dec-11∼18Seminar in Sri Lanka (by Kisho Inoue and Takashi Konomoto,our advisor)
2001Mar-11Establishment of Russia branch [Dubinin Valery]
Apr-8Tokaido 400 years Festival (Explanation by Kisho Inoue,demonstration by Shida, Shingai, Ikegaya, Okawa, Watanabe, Haraguchi, Yokota and Sato,historical lecture by Yasuyo Inoue held at former Shimizu Dojo)
May-10∼22Seminar in South Africa (by Inoue and Okawa)
Jun-13∼19Seminar in Russia (by Inoue)
Sept-22∼30The 5th International Seminar 2001 in Shimizu, Japan
Nov-26∼Dec-3The Third Karatedo Gojukai World Championship in Perth city, Australia (Ryukyu Kobujutsu demonstration by Inoue, Shingai, Okawa & Okabayashi)
2002Mar-29∼31Visit to Okinawa and courtesy call on Mr. Kazufumi Kinjo sensei. (Inoue, Shingai)
Apr-15Establishment of Shunseikan branch [Masaharu Okawa]
MayThe book "Karate no Tamago: Egg of Karate" Vol.2 is published. (Publication by Fukushodo" and Ryukyu Kobujutsu, editorial supervised by Kisho Inoue)
May-8Establishment of Ojima branch [Shingai Masaru]
Jun-8The tenth anniversary of Hiruma sensei, the first head of Zoshukan dojo (attended by Yasuyo Inoue at Zoshukan)
A ceremony of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the Fujinomiya Branch (attended by Kisho Inoue, Yasuyo Inoue & others in Fujinomiya)
Aug-4The meeting to recall the memories of former Shimizu dojo [by Nakajima, Shida, Shingai, Kawasaki, Okawa, Sanada, Kobayashi, Fujishita, Shibata, Watanabe, Haraguchi, Hiraoka, Katahira, Sato]
Aug-7∼20Seminar in Finland & England by Kisho Inoue
Oct-20The ceremony performed to pray for safety of Center For Archaeological operations constructed in the old dojo in Shimizu (attended by Yasuyo Inoue)
Oct-29Martial arts friendship interchange meeting & demonstration for the 20th anniversary of Shizuoka - China Zhejiang friendship tie-up (attended by Shida, Shingai, Watanabe, Yokota at Shizuoka)
Nov-1Establishment of Shizuoka branch [Masaru Shingai]
Nov-17Fujisan Bujutsu demonstration for celebration of the 60th anniversary of Municipalization of Fujinomiya City.
2003Feb-11Establishment of Kawaguchi branch [Toshiro Sano]
Mar-9Establishment of Sweden Branch [Matts Andersson]
Establishment of Belgium Branch [Roy Soentjens]
Apr-1The merger of Shizuoka-city and Shimizu-city and the birth of new "Shizuoka-city"
Establishment of Ichikawa branch [Ege Joson]
May-1∼8Nippon budo delegation to Spain for demonstration (attended by Inoue, Shingai, Okawa, Okabayashi in Oviedo)
May-24Mr. Jayakody, branch chief of Sri Lanka passes away
Jun-15∼24Seminar in Holland (by Kisho Inoue)
Aug-13∼25Seminar in England (by Shingai)
Oct-1∼14Seminar in South Africa & Mauritius (by Inoue & Okawa)
Oct-10Establishment of Mauritius Branch [Gilbert Alain Macquet]
Oct-26Start of 1st Ryukyu Kobujutsu class at Yomiuri NTV Culture Center in Yokohama (Instructor: Kisho Inoue, assistant: Toyama)
Dec-23Memorial Kobudo demonstration to mark the 400th anniversary of the start of the Edo period (by Inoue, Ono and Masubuchi )
2004Feb-18Establishment of Germany Branch [Enzio Harpaintner]
Jul-4The First Ryukyu Kobujutsu seminar in Shizuoka Prefecture held at Shimizu National Training Center (Instructors: Okawa and Kawasaki, 25 attendants)
Sept-18∼23The 6th International Seminar 2004 in Shimizu held at Shimizu National Training Center.
Nov-7The commemorative ceremony and events of the 30th anniversary of foundation of Meiji University Shiunjuku Kobudo club held at Meiji University Liberty Tower. General meeting and joined training of OB and active members are held.
Nov-19Lecture & demonstration for Foundation Inoue scholarship association & Oryokai held at Grand Palace Hotel in Tokyo (by Kisho Inoue, assisted by Okabayashi)
Dec-18Establishment of Greece branch [Nicolaos Tsoupakis]
2005Jul-10Demonstration and party for celebration of the 70th Anniversary of foundation of Nippon Kobudo Shinko Kai (at Nakano Sun Plaza in Tokyo, Japan)
Jul-18Establishment of Denmark branch [Flemming Almtorp]
Establishment of Germany branch [Josef Schaefer]
Aug-21∼Sept-6Seminar in Holland, Belgium & England (by Inoue and Shingai)
Sept30th anniversary since Sohonbu dojo started in Shibuya Zoshukan dojo from 9th Sept.1975
Oct-10∼18Seminar in Canada (by Inoue)
Oct-31∼Nov-7Seminar in Sweden (by Inoue)
2006Mar-5Live talk about martial arts hosted by Mr. Yamashita of B-Field (attended by Inoue at Shinjuku, Japan)
Mar-19Establishment of Germany branch (Jurgen Buchwald)
Apr-2The first Ryukyu Kobujutsu class at SBS Gakuen is started in Shizuoka by Shingai.
May-28The commemorative ceremony of the 20th anniversary of foundation of Wakayama-ken branch Seishinkan (attended by Kisho Inoue and Yasuyo Inoue in Wakayama prefecture)
Jul-22∼30Visit to Russia by Kisho Inoue
Nov-19∼28Seminar in Holland & Belgium by Kisho Inoue.
2007May-30T.D. Johnson is appointed as assistant branch chief of South India Branch
Aug-9∼17The 7th International Seminar 2007 is held in South Africa.
Oct-27∼Nov-2Japan Week 2007 in Poland: attended by Inoue, Shida, Shingai, Okawa and Sato.
2008Feb-22∼Mar-4Seminar in Holland & Belgium (by Kisho Inoue)
FebSecond edition of Ryukyu Kobujutsu "Ten no Maki" & "Chi no Maki" are published.
Mar-10Lecture and demonstration at The 20th International Budo Culture Seminar by Inoue, Okawa & Okabayashi.
Jun-9∼17Seminar in Canada by Kisho Inoue.
Jun-29∼Jul-7Seminar in Sweden by Kisho Inoue, Okawa & Okabayashi.
Jul-7∼16Seminar in Russia by Kisho Inoue as 10th anniversary of visit to Russia
Aug-13∼26Seminar in England & Germany by Kisho Inoue
Oct-9∼17Seminar in South Africa by Inoue & Takahashi.
Nov-21∼26The 33rd Japan Week 2008 in France attended by Inoue, Okabayashi & others- total 16.
2009May-14∼19Seminar in Malaysia (by Inoue at Kuala Lumpur & Johor Bahru)
Jun-13∼22Seminar in Canada (by Inoue at Victoria & Ottawa)
Jul-4∼13Seminar in Russia (by Takahashi at Moscow)
Aug-12∼17Seminar in Finland (by Inoue)
Oct-22∼29Seminar in Holland (by Inoue at Amsterdam, etc.)
Nov-12∼20Seminar in Greece (by Inoue at Athens and Crete)
Dec-24Mr. Keiki Nakajima, advisor of the Society, passes away
2010Aug-15Demonstration and party for the celebration of the 75th Anniversary of foundation of Nippon Kobudo Shinko Kai (attended by Inoue, Toyama, Shingai, Okawa, Okabayashi, Honda, Takahashi, Umeda at Nakano Sun Plaza, Tokyo)
Oct-2, 3The first Nippon Kobudo interaction demonstration for the dedication to Kashima shrine (attended by Inoue, Okabayashi, Honda, Sato, Takahashi & Umeda at Kashima shrine)
Oct-29∼Nov-3The 8th International Seminar 2010 at Nippon Budokan Training Center in Katsuura city Chiba prefecture (260 participants from 5 continents)
  Nov-2: Speech by Akutsu sensei, chief priest, and lecture by Yasuyo Inoue, supreme advisor, to the international members
  Nov-3: The international members watch the dedicatory demonstration to Meiji-jingu shrine
2011Mar-11The Great East Japan Earthquake occurred and caused enormous damage in Japan.
Aug-9∼16The second Estonia summer seminar [by Inoue, Sato, Tanaka and Matsushima, at Estonia and Finland, 70 participants from 10 countries]
Sept-14920 years anniversaries of enshrining of Konno Hachiman-gu in Shibuya
2012Mar-17Establishment of USA branch [Bernard Edwards]
Establishment of USA branch [Colman Fink]
Jun-13∼15Seminar in Germany (by Inoue, at Nuremberg)
Jul-7Hirofumi Kinjo sensei, advisor of the Society, passes away
Aug-1Establishment of Iwaki branch in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan [Akiyama Toshio]
Establishment of Yuishinkai Canada Victoria branch [E. Paul Zehr]
Sept-6∼18Seminar in England & Germany (by Okabayashi)
Nov-13∼20Seminar in Sweden (by Inoue)
2013MayRyukyu Kobujutsu is introduced in monthly magazine "Gekkan Budo"
Aug-8∼11The 9th International Seminar 2013 in Finland
Oct-27Sengu Dedicatory demonstration to Ise-jingu shrine [Inoue, Yoshida,Tsujimoto,Watanabe]
Dec-21The Completion ceremony of the Monument of Taira Shinken sensei at Kumejima Island in Okinawa

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