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History of Kenshin Ryu

Kenshin Ryu is a style created by Shihan Seiichi Yoshitaka Akamine, based on Okinawan Goju Ryu, with great Chinese influence. Kenshin Ryu takes techniques of Shuri Te, Shorei Kan, Shorin Ryu, Uechi Ryu, Shito Ryu, and Aikido that Master Akamine considered important to consolidate into a complete teaching method. The Aiki principles incorporated themes of unbalancing, harmonizing, and blending.
 
In addition, Master added his martial interpretation and scientific knowledge.  It is also correct to say that Kenshin Ryu evolved from Shikan Ryu, the name of the style introduced in Brazil (1957) by Master Seiichi Y. Akamine.
 
Master Akamine was Seiko Higa's and Kanki Isumikawa's student rather than Sensei Miyagi's. When Higa Sensei and Isumikawa Sensei consolidated their styles, they did not teach the classic Miyagi style, although they were well versed in it; instead they applied several modifications. Shikan Ryu (or Kenshin Ryu) is a different system of Goju Ryu's teachings, that running the time became a style in itself.