Hakko Denshin Ryu focuses on the standing techniques of traditional Japanese unarmed combat. However, we recognize the need to understand how to move on the ground since most confrontations end up on the ground. We supplement our techniques with systematic grappling instruction.
As you move through the ranks at Koyama Dojo, not only will you be required to demonstrate increasing mastery of waza and henka, but also show increasing expertise in ground fighting. By teaching this way, you can be sure to defend yourself both standing and on the ground. Our comprehensive approach to self-defense sets us apart from other styles and dojos.