Gensei-ryu Karate do was established by Seiken Shukumine (Born in
Okinawa, 1925). "Gensei-ryu" has been used as an official name since
1950. Gensei-ryu started propagation centering at main Dojo in Tokyo
and Kanto region especially in Saitama Univ. Gunma Univ. Chiba Univ.
Tokyo Medical and Dental Univ. Fukushima Medical Univ. and
Nishogakusha Univ. and the organization made rapid development and
became a remarkable nationwide organization. However, seiken
Shukumine couldn't help establishing another Budo, Taido beyond the
confine of Karate in 1963 as a result of his pursuit of his theory
on Budo and technical changes. He left Karate community with almost
all his students and he as a Japan Taido Founder and supreme Master,
actively spread it that is admitted widely in foreign
History of the name "Gensei"
To do something quite unanticipated is the secret of win even in
a war between a nation and a nation or in a mere personal conflict.
To say other words, basic philosophy of Gensei-ryu pursues this idea
which is that how to do unexpected things.
Basic philosophy of Gensei-ryu
"Gen" means a subtle and deep truth and "Sei" means system and
creating a form. Therefore, "Gensei" means that we pursue the deep
truth and make it clear once after we get the truth.