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They do train very vigorously, and have a reputation for going through a bunch of 'interested' folks, but they are not (in any way, shape or form to my knowledge) affiliated with or claiming connection to Hakkoryu.
Jigme, Panther and others,
We are digressing from the original topic. But have to say, if that that is a true observation about a certain group of daito ryu practitioners, then I would have to say that is a bunch of SAD
"martial artists." Any number of us on these forums, can "go through a bunch of 'interested' folks." But, what's the point of that, if we supposedly trying to train/teach them?GRrrrrr....
I am finding that streetcorner mentality rising in me. All I can say is C'mon down and boogey, Baby! We'll dance the mangle tangle.