Kenji Tokitsu

Kenji Tokitsu has doctorates in sociology and in Japanese civilization. Born in Japan, he began studying martial arts as a child. In 1971 he moved to France and began teaching karate. He founded the Shaolin-mon Karate-do school in Paris in 1983 and the Tokitsu-ryu Academy in 2001. The author of Miyamoto Musashi: His Life and Writings and Ki and the Way of the Martial Arts, he lives in France.

Books By Kenji Tokitsu

  1. The Katas

    The Katas

    By Kenji Tokitsu

    The dedication-to-perfection philosophy of the katas--specific sequences of movement in martial arts--is ubiquitous in Japanese society. This book explains how the katas transmit a profound ancient philosophy, not just technical movements.