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Miyamoto Musashi

The most famous Samurai of all time

By ADM Niten

Miyamoto Musashi, (宮本 武蔵) (1584-1645), known as the most famous Samurai of all

Musashi Sensei fought more than 60 duels and remained invencible.
time, lived in Japan in one of the most troubled moments of its history. He was born in a Samurai family and since his childhood he dedicated himself to self-improvement through the art of the sword, the Kenjutsu. After several combats, he gathered a lot of experience and founded his own school that he called Niten Ichi Ryu.

In his life, Musashi Sensei, as the students of his school call him, met and sometimes fought against some of the best warriors of his time. In total it were more than 60 opponents. He was never beaten and, duel after duel, opponent after opponent, he perfected his techniques and his school teachings, famous by the use of two swords simultaneously.

Musashi Sensei's School

Today, twelve generations of disciples after, the Niten Ichi Ryu continues to be practiced the same way that Musashi Sensei created. In the Niten Institute we practice the techniques under supervision of our Sensei Jorge Kishikawa, Menkyo Kaiden (highest degree). Sensei Jorge Kishikawa was a direct disciple of the late Shihan Gosho Motoharu, 9° Soke Daiken, and continues practicing his teachings together with his son, Soke Yoshimochi Kiyoshi, 12th Miyamoto Musashi's successor.

To practice the Niten Ichi Ryu is a opportunity that we all have to get directly in touch with Musashi Sensei's teachings. It is a travel through time, to search his methods and his strategies to win and to have success in life. To quote Musashi Sensei, in his Book of Five Rings: "In sum, the path is to practice in order to understand the Truth behind everything. The doors are open (...)"


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