Shinto Muso-ryu jo

Systems: jojutsu; kenjutsu (odachi, kodachi, nito)
Date founded: early Tokugawa period (ca. 1610)
Founded by: Muso Gonnosuke Katsuyoshi
Present representative/headmaster: No headmaster or single representative is recognized; a number of teachers who hold the highest level of license (menkyo kaiden) are teaching in separate groups that interact loosely
Primarily located in: all over Japan; the main centers are in Fukuoka, Tokyo, the Osaka/Kyoto area, Kanagawa, and Aichi