About Us

Club Shinbukan is an association for studying and popularizing traditional Japanese martial arts. It is founded in 2006 and offers Jodo and Iaido trainings in the style of Japanese standard school Zen Nihon Kendo Renmei Seitei which popularity around the world grew apparently in the recent decade. Shinbukan is acknowledged member of the Bulgarian Kendo Federation. Its members take part in yearly seminars and examinations held in the country and abroad. The club offers advanced students to develop their knowledge and experience in traditional Japanese martial arts with ancient school practices - Shinto Muso Ryu Jodo and Muso Shinden Ryu Iaido.
Club Shinbukan is affiliated to Rene van Amersfoort Sensei (8 dan Kyoshi Jodo and 7 dan Kyoshi Iaido). Rene van Amersfoort Sensei is a direct student of Louis Vitalis Sensei and is in Ishido Shizufumi Sensei lineage.
The club is an associate member of the Bulgarian Aikido Federation and offer Aikido trainings since November 2009. Instructors of the club are also members of the Sugawara Martial Arts Institute. Currently Ognjan Kozsuharov Sensei is the president of the Hungarian Aikido-Culture Federation.

 

Instructors

 

Огнян КожухаровOgnjan Kozsuharov
Head of the club
6 dan Jodo Renshi, 6 dan Iaido Renshi, 5 dan Aikido
tedi_za_saitaTeodor Lekov
President of the club
4 dan Jodo, 3 dan Iaido, 2 dan Aikido, 1 dan Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu

Цветослав НиколовTsvetoslav Nikolov
Club Secretary
4 dan Jodo, 3 dan Iaido, 2 dan Aikido

 

 

 

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Instructor
5 dan Iaido, 4 dan Jodo

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Instructor
4 dan Jodo, 4 dan Iaido

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Instructor
4 dan Jodo, 4 dan Iaido, 1 dan Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu

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Instructor
3 dan Jodo, 3 dan Iaido


 

Dan grades

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Hristo Yordanov
4 dan Jodo, 3 dan Iaido
Georgi Georgiev
3 dan Iaido, 1 dan Jodo

 



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Gancho Zagorski
2 dan Jodo, 2 dan Iaido
Albena Petrakieva
2 dan Jodo, 2 dan Iaido

 


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Ivan Ivanov
2 dan Iaido, 1 dan Jodo
Hristo Vasilev
2 dan Jodo,
1 dan Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu

 


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Martin Ninov
2 dan Iaido
Simion Cotu
2 dan Iaido

 


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Bogomil Popov
2 dan Iaido
Dimitar Angelov
1 dan Jodo, 4 dan Aikido

 


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Hristo Stoitsov
1 dan Jodo, 1 dan Iaido
Galin Todorov
1 dan Jodo, 1 dan Iaido

 


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Aleksandar Chanachev
1 dan Jodo, 1 dan Iaido
Yavor Kirilov
1 dan Jodo, 1 dan Iaido

 


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Desislava Ivanova
1 dan Jodo, 1 dan Iaido
Lazar Hristov
1 dan Jodo, 1 dan Iaido

 


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Magdalena Slavcheva
1 dan Iaido
Daliya Kancheva
1 dan Jodo

 


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Viktor Slavchev
1 dan Iaido
Stefan Vladikov
1 dan Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu