In June 2016 in Japan, Sōke Katsuse Yoshimitsu Kagehiro established the official representation of the Suiō-ryū tradition in France (Shibu). The person responsible for maintaining tradition and organization in France is Joan Cresp. All members of Shibu in France are direct followers of Sōke.
The French Shibu has a dojo in Toulouse.
If you are interested in practicing Suiō-ryū in France or elsewhere, please contact us at . You can also contact Joan Cresp directly.