Florida Satsunankai is a branch of Tenshinsho Jigen-ryu Hyouhou Sougou Budo Genshinkai (天眞正自源流兵法総合武道源心会).The sole legitimate organization for this art in Japan.

The mission of the Florida Satsunankai is to pass on the ancient cultural heritage of the Tenshinsho Jigen-ryu to maintain alive the traditions of the Japanese culture and the Satsuma warriors. At the same time through training of the sword we hope to attain the discipline and develop the character to become better human beings and contribute to the harmony and peace of the world.

Florida Satsunankai is the only authorized school in Florida to teach Teshinsho Jigen-ryu, and is under the direct supervision and guidance of the former headmaster Ueno Kagenori.

Looking into the future, Tenshinsho Jigenryu has announced a new Saikou Shihan (Sugimura Mitsuhiko) and a new Soke (Takahashi Tamon) to ensure the the tradition of the school will be carried out to future generations.


Kaichou (会長) Branch Chairman

Charles Porcel


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Shihankai Board Member

Osvaldo Lam

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Shihankai Board Member

Rene Diaz