SENSEI  NAKAGAWA KINJI Z KUMAMOTO
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)

October 1972
beginning of the learning of Budó from Miyata-sensei
(Hoki ryú), Kumamoto
Ferbruary 1977
beggining of the learning of Budó from Danzaki Tomokage-sensei (Musó shinden ryú), Tókyó
December 1977
beggining of the learning of Budó from Tokutomi Tasaburo-sensei (Dainippon Toyama ryú), Kanagawa
November 1978
recieves 5th dan renshi from Dainippon Toyama ryú.
April 1979
wins the Tameshigiri Katanobu championship organized by the Dainippon Butoku-kai, Tokyo
June 1980
receives 6th dan kyóshi from Dainippon Toyama ryú.
July 1981
wins the Tameshigiri Katanobu championship organized by the Dainippon Butoku – Kai, cathegory 6th dan and higher
November 2007
receives hanshi, Toyama ryú Battójutsu 8th dan
November 2007
foundation of the Europe Bujutsu Shidókai, several seminares conducted throughout the Europe (France, Great Britain, Czech Republic)
July 2011
foundation of the Czech Shidókai branch.