(玄) means a subtle and deep truth.
(制) means system creating a form.
Gensei (玄制) means ‘to control the universe’, also “to pursue the deep truth and making it clear through the form,”
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 countries….Read More