Kobayashi Masao

Grandmaster Kobayashi Masao (Hosho) Sensei was born on 6 September 1932 and lived in Funabashi, Chiba Prefecture.
He was a student and Instructor of Grandmaster Ueno Takashi (Chosui) Sensei.
He had many Menkyo Kaiden (Grandmasterships) in Asayama Ichiden Ryu, Hontai Kijin Chosui Ryu Kukishinden Daken-Taijutsu, Izumo Tatara Shinto, Takamagahara Shinpo Tatara Shinden, Iga Ryu Ninjutsu, Shinto Tenshin Ryu Kenpo, etc. ...
He built up the Tatara Shrine in Kamagaya city, Chiba Prefecture.
He passed away on 3 April 1998 at the age of 65.
He was a true fighting style traditional martial artist.