He was born in Japan in 1946 and graduated in Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan.
It is difficult to say when he started Aiki Jutsu, because he was born in Budo Family. His father taught him Judo and chiropractic techniques, one of his uncles taught him Go Ju Ryu Karate and an uncle to his father taught him Aiki Jutsu and Aiki Do.
Uncle to father -Takuma Hisa (1895-1979) - was a great master of Daito Ryu Aiki Jutsu. Aiki Jutsu was a part of his Budo education in his childhood.
Yamaue Aiki Jutsu is related to Takeda Aiki Bujutsu = Daito Ryu Aiki Jutsu.
He also practised Shorinji Kempo (Japanese style of Shaolin Kung Fu ) and many kinds of Chinese Kung Fu.
He is well known in the world as a founder 10.DAN of Nord Shaolin Kung Fu (a new system based on northern Shaolin tradition) and Yamaue Ryu Aiki Jutsu.
Soke Yamaue receives several Budo awards, International Hall of Fame awards and recognitions from all over the world every year.
Soke Yamaue is an Buddhist priest of Daishoji Imperial Temple and Saga Imperial Palace / Daikakuji Temple and he works daily as a culture consultant for the two imperial temples.
Let us work together with Soke Yamaue - He teaches Ju Jitsu, Aiki Jutsu, Kobudo and Kung Fu through the world.