1948 December Born in Mito, Ibaraki-ken, Japan 1973 March Graduated from Chuo University, Faculty of Law "I had a great interest in martial arts, but could not find 'the one' this time." 1978 August Entered Gensei-ryu Karate, Gensei-juku (Age: 29) "I was just an average karate student." 1983 October Joined Master Sawai's school of Taiki-ken (Age: 34) "I made rapid and remarkable progress at this martial art." 1986 July Entitled the 5th-dan "Renshi" of Taiki-shisei-kenpo (age: 37) "I was the fastest and oldest student to be entitled 'Renshi.' The youngest student to receive the same title was Shihan Isato Kubo of The Japan Taikiken Association." 1991 March Participated in the establishment of Yokohama Taiki-ken Kenkyukai (Yokohama Institute of Taiki-ken) as Vice President 1996 February Established Taiki-ken Institute Yugen-juku
Wait for the right time to make friends with the good people who can help you; be prudent lest others should be jealous. Choose the right moment to get rid of the wicked who can harm you; be secretive lest the wicked seek for retaliation.