Takase Michio, Saikō Shihan
(Renshinkan - Shobukai - Shidokai)
Takase Michio Shihan is heir to the Renshinkan school. Born in Tochigi prefecture in 1964. When he was 19, he entered the Renshinkan of Maeda Takeshi, his uncle. He worked as a professor in 1997, working mainly in Gunma, Tochigi and Saitama he was promoted as Renshinkan's deputy representative and has since been active in teaching Daito Ryu Renshinkan in Gunma, Tochigi and Saitama prefectures. Today, as Kancho of the Renshinkan Takase Shihan decided to introduce the school's techniques to the world in 2017, accepting the first foreign students and thus starting its diffusion in the world.