NAKAGAWA KINJI SENSEI FROM KUMAMOTO
Nakagawa Kinji-sensei, master of iai and tameshigiri (8th dan Toyama ryú, hanshi), soke Nakagawa Tózan ryú, chairman of the European association for the teaching of martial arts (Óshú bujutsu kókó Shidókai)
beginning of the learning of Budó from Miyata-sensei
(Hoki ryú), Kumamoto
beggining of the learning of Budó from Danzaki Tomokage-sensei (Musó shinden ryú), Tókyó
beggining of the learning of Budó from Tokutomi Tasaburo-sensei (Dainippon Toyama ryú), Kanagawa
recieves 5th dan renshi from Dainippon Toyama ryú.
wins the Tameshigiri Katanobu championship organized by the Dainippon Butoku-kai, Tokyo
receives 6th dan kyóshi from Dainippon Toyama ryú.
wins the Tameshigiri Katanobu championship organized by the Dainippon Butoku – Kai, cathegory 6th dan and higher
receives hanshi, Toyama ryú Battójutsu 8th dan
foundation of the Europe Bujutsu Shidókai, several seminares conducted throughout the Europe (France, Great Britain, Czech Republic)
foundation of the Czech Shidókai branch.