Nio lecturing with the Head of the Shaolin Temple and with the legendary Marathon Monk of Japan
Nio can also seen at Japan's oldest temple Zenkoji which inaugurated the Nagano Olympics
Mastering Bushido & Budo at the Highest Level.
Nio is the only Westerner to have lectured with the Head of the Shaolin Temple and has perfected Japanese culture in Kamakura, Kyoto, Nara, Mount Koya, Tokyo, Osaka and Nagano. He is versed in all schools of Japanese Buddhism used by the Samurai including Tendai and its children Jodo Shu, Jodo Shin Shu, Nichiren Shu, Zen Shu as well as its brother Shingon-Shu. Nio has also trained in the art of the Yamabushi and Sohei warriors linked to the tradition of today's Marathon Monks.