Well, Daito Ryu is a recognized Ko Ryu, if you want to dsipute that (which many have) take it up with them.
Originally Posted by Mr. Jones
Source: Koryu.com (http://koryu.com/guide/daito.html), a reliable place.
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.
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