Nen-ryū

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Nen-ryū
Foundation
FounderSōma Shiro Yoshimoto (相馬 四郎 義元, fl. c.14th century)
Date founded1368
Period foundedNanboku-chō period (1336–1392)
Location foundedmodern day Nagano Prefecture
Current information
Current headmasterNone
Current headquartersNone
Ancestor schools
None identified

Nen-ryū (念流) is a traditional (koryū) school of Japanese martial arts founded in 1368 CE by the samurai Sōma Shiro Yoshimoto (c.14th century) in modern-day Nagano Prefecture, where Yoshimoto is said to have taught only fourteen students until his death.