MARTIAL ART BACKGROUND

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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