FURUICHI NORIO SENSEI

Titles & grades

Kyoshi, 8th dan Iaido

Kyoshi, 7th dan Kendo

7th dan Battodo

6th dan Jukendo

3th dan Jodo

President of Shōshikai Budo Juku

Master of the Iaido Tokai University team

 

Biography

Furuichi Norio was born on 28th October 1951.

In 1963, he starts practicing iaido and kendo under the teaching of One Ichiro sensei, hanshi 8th dan, in the prefecture of Ibaraki, until university graduation in march 1974.

In april 1975, he starts teaching iaido at Tokai University in Kanagawa, and is still doing so nowadays.

Between 1977 and 1979, he follows Izawa Zensaku sensei, hanshi 8th dan, from the prefecture of Kanagawa, until his death, in 1979.

In 1989, he starts Shōshikai Budo Juku in the prefecture of Kanagawa, where he is still teaching today.

Furuichi sensei regularly organizes seminars in Belgium, Italy, Germany Greece and Poland. In August 2012, he has authorized the constitution of the Shōshikai Belgium.