Kotosu-Ha Shito-Ryu

Kotosu-Ha Shito-Ryu KanjiKotosu-Ha Shito-Ryu Karate-Do was developed by Soke Joseph Ruiz of the International Karate Kobudo Union (IKKU) throughout his 50+ year martial arts career. The art is an offspring of Motobu-Ha Shito-Ryu Karate-Do, Kuniba-Ha Shito-Ryu Karate-Do, Koga-Ryu Kobudo, Katsu-Ryu Kempo and Zen Shoto Kai Karate Do. These systems were taught to Soke Joseph Ruiz during a life-long study of martial arts from his previous Sensei.