9/28/2006 2:50pm, #131Originally Posted by Mr. Jones
9/28/2006 6:06pm, #132Daito-ryu
Date founded: mid-Meiji period (ca. 1890)
Founded by: Takeda Sokaku
Present representative/headmaster: Hombu-cho Katsuyuki Kondo (menkyo kaiden)
Primarily located in: Tokyo; Hokkaido
I consider Daito-ryu as a gendai budo, cause the time of its foundation. Its roots in more ancient ryuha doesn't make it koryu.