This is Bushi Sokon (Kayo) Matsumura. He is said to have trained at the Fukien Shaolin Temple after the death of his first teacher, Karate (Satunushi) Sakugawa. He created his own style from the Shaolin art and from what he had learned from others, giving birth to modern day Shorinryu.

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