Shinpu-Ren Lineage: Peichin Takahara
Peichin Takahara was considered a great warrior. He is credited for first explaining the idea behind the word "do" also translated as, the way. The characteristics of the way being; Humility, Love and Compassion. The laws or Katsu, requires a complete understanding of the forms and the techniques of Karate; also Fo- the seriousness and devotion regarding Karate that has to be comprehended not only in personal practice but also during times of war.