Keichodo founder, Robert Hughes, believes an appreciation of samurai art is incomplete without deep understanding of practical martial applications. To this end, he has practiced four different martial arts over a twenty-five year period and holds four black belts.

Robert Hughes, Tenshin-sho Jigenryu 5th dan, Renshi Beginning a demonstration for Kokusai Budoin, the International Martial Arts Federation.

Demonstrating "sagate" or reverse hand cutting

With captured gold in the Niigata Prefecture Open Karate Tournament

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