Kosho, meaning "Old Pine Tree" is reported to be 750 year old art, founded by a monk named Bosatsu from the Shaka Inn Temple, Mount Kinhai, Kumamoto, Kyushu, Japan. Many of the Kosho stylists, in the USA, trace their lineage to James Mitose, who is reported to be the 21st Great GrandMaster. Also referred to an Kempo Jujutsu.
James Masayoshi Mitose
An extensive article on the founder that is based on research from a variety of sources.
Includes information about the styles history, forms, terminology, and details about the crest.
Kosho Ryu International
Contains information on board members, affiliate schools, events, and contact information for this organization.
Mitose International Kosho-Ryu Kenpo Association
Headed by Thomas Mitose, James Mitose's son. Features a family tree, biographies of the founders, details in the symbolism of the code of arms, and related resources.
Sei Kosho Shorei Kai International
Organization headed by Bruce Juchnik Hanshi. Contains several articles on the style, listing of affiliate schools, upcoming events, and membership information.
Last update:March 7, 2016 at 6:45:04 UTC