Author Archives: Roald Knutsen

Brian Scrafton – a thank you

A few days ago, and completely out of the blue, two of Donn Draeger’s books arrived. Good clean copies of ‘Classical Bujutsu’ and ‘Classical Budo and Bujutsu’ sent by former member Brian Scrafton (1982-86), unfortunately without a reply address. I … Continue reading

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Inoue Tomoshige-sensei

It is with the deepest regret that we have received a report from Kōbe of the sudden and unexpected passing in mid-September of our very good friend over many years. Inoue-sensei, whose command of English was excellent, had been a … Continue reading

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Dr Gordon Warner

It is with deep regret that we must mark the passing of Dr Gordon Warner who died on the 4th March, 2010 at the great age of ninety-seven. Gordon Warner was one of the very first foreigners to train in … Continue reading

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