Esaka Sensei Hanshi, 10th dan
Esaka Sensei is considered to be one of Japan's finest sword practicioners. It is rare for an individual of his caliber and experience to provide instruction outside of Japan.
Esaka Sensei has held the following positions:
Iaido instructor for:
Esaka Sensei teaches at his dojos in Shibuya (Tokyo) and Kita-Matsudo (north-east of Tokyo). Esaka Sensei began practicing iaido in 1956 with Fukui Torao Sensei who eventually became the 21st Soke of Muso Jikiden Eishin-ryu. Esaka Sensei obtained shodan in 1958, became hanshi in 1976, and 10th dan in 1991. Esaka Sensei also practices kendo, and became 6th dan kyoshi in 1967.
*Full name of the Kokusai Renmei is: