The founder died in 1728 at 79 years of age. Gettan had many students (probably more than 1100) and counted among them several Daimyo including: Ogasawara Sadonokami Nagashige, the lord of Himeji castle, Sakai Kageyu Tadaki, and the governor of Tosa province, Yamanouchi Toyomasa. Today, three main lines of Mugai Ryu exist: Edo, Tosa and Himeji.
The incumbent 15th Soke, Shiokawa Hosho, has appointed four
who will all bear the title of "Ju-Roku-Dai Soke" (16th Soke), each of
them in their own region of Japan. Kai Kuniyuki Sensei has been
16th Soke, and he will carry on the tradition of Mugai Ryu Iai Heido in
the Kyushu area
Ryusuke Juge, born November 14, 1966 in Kobe, Japan, began his study
of martial arts at the age of 7. He has been a jiki deshi (direct
of Kai Kuniyuki Sensei since 1991.
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