Takamura ha Shindo Yoshin Ryu Dojo
Takamura ha Shindo Yoshin Ryu
For more information and history of Takamura ha Shindo Yoshin Ryu please vist this website: http://www.shinyokai.com/
The dojo is lead by Robbie Smith. Robbie is currently 7th Dan JKF Wado-Kai and holds a 1st kyu Instructors (International) license from the JKF Wado-Kai and is WKF Refere. Robbie has over thirty five active years practicing the martial arts which has taken him to many global destinations, including a five year stay in Taiwan where he spent most of his time immersed in Chinese martial arts – Wing Chun being one of them.
2005, Robbie was introduced to Kaicho Toby Threadgill and in 2006 he travelled to the United States to experience Takamura ha Shindo Yoshin Ryu. Subsequently seminars where arranged for New Zealand from 2007.
In December 2010, Robbie Smith was issued a Shoden Mokuroku in TSYR making the Yoshin Wadokan now an official TSYR Branch Dojo. Application to join need be made to:
Application to join need be made to: Robbiesmith@wadokai.co.nz
Tel: 07 859 2252 or 021 365677
Coming Seminars in TSYR
Instructor: Sensei Toby Threadgill Menkyo Kaiden
Friday 2nd December Open Seminar
Sat/Sun 3rdand 4th December
TSYR intensive Work Shop
above: Members of the TSYR dojo in Hamilton
Below: Threadgill Sensei demonstrating - Hijikujiki on Smith Sensei - Hamilton new Zealand