Yoseikan Budo

1. The composite martial art developed by Minoru MOCHIZUKI which incorporates elements of the pre-war AIKI BUDO of Morihei UESHIBA, judo, karate, old-style jujutsu and kenjutsu. 2. A composite martial system taught by Hiroo MOCHIZUKI in France. Although strongly influenced by his father Minoru’s Yoseikan Budo, Hiroo’s approach encompasses both eastern and western martial systems and includes a form of competition based on a point system. The first world competition of Yoseikan Budo was held in September 1990 in France.

Josh Gold

I am Executive Editor of Aikido Journal and co-founder of Ikazuchi Dojo. I began my aikido journey in 1991 under Haruo Matsuoka.

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