Ohtsuka Hironori


Ohtsuka Hironori - Meijin. 10th Dan



Where Trained



Funakoshi Gichin



Started training in Shindo Yoshin Ryu Jujitsu at 6 years old. At the age of 30 he studied karate under the instruction of Funakoshi Gichin.

In 1939 Hironori founded the Wado Ryu style of karate, this is one of the four main styles taught in the world.

Hironori's son Jiro became the chief instructor of the Wado Ryu system following Hironori's death in 1982.

You may be interested in books about the Wado-Ryu style;-

Karate Katas of Wadoryu - An Introduction to Karate Introduction to Karate Essentials of Wado-ryu Karate Wado Ryu Karate

 Wado-Ryu Karate: The Complete Art Uncovered Wado-Ryu Karate Fighting Techniques Uncovered Wado-ryu Karate Uncovered

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