Studied under Masatsugu Takase at Geido Tate Hato-ryu Takase dojo Japan for 14 years. She was featured in numerous films and stages as an action stunt, and has taught tate and demonstrated at Takase dojo branches. Moving to the U.S. for the second time in 2012, she launched Geido Tate Hato-ryu Takase dojo NY branch in 2014. Teaching variety of subjects such as tate, combat action, stick fighting, fan, tonfa, and nunchuks, Kyo teaches, choreographs, and directs a wide range of students from professional actors to beginners to children. She has been involved as an action and Japanese Sword Fighting coordinator for many productions such as action films and theater performances in NY.
★History Feb. 2014: Held the very first Tate class in NY in the entranceway at her house. Mar. 2014: Launched TATE Japanese Sword Fight Performing arts NY Dojo. May. 2014: Started Kids Action class. (Spring and fall sessions) Jun. 2014: Tate open workshops in Brooklyn. Sep. 2014: Started Film Action class. Nov. 2014: Launched film reel production services. Dec. 2014: Started Tate Manhattan class. Mar. 2015: Performance Demonstration at 1year anniversary. Apr, 2015: Started Tate preteenager class. Jul, 2015: Launched film or stage fighting coordinate production services. Sep, 2015: Performance Demonstration at Body Conference NY 2015 Nov, 2015: Performance Demonstration at J-COLLABO Winter festival Masters & Monsters. Dec, 2015: NY Dojo Showcase by all students at White Plains dojo. Jun, 2016: Started Tate Junior Class. Apr, 2016; Performance Demonstration at 2 year anniversary. May.2016; interviewed with the newspaper "Weekly NY Japion." Aug, 2016: Kids Super Hero Action Workshop. Sep, 2016; Started Teen class. Oct, 2016: Demonstration and lecture at Japan Society Oct, 2016: Started Kids Manhattan Class Nov, 2016: Launched film production business Dec, 2016: Introduced promotion examination system. Feb, 2017: Interviewed with Hoppy Beverage site news. Mar, 2017; Documentary TV CS Channel in Japan. Apr, 2017; Interviewed with the newspaper "Weekly NY Life." Apr, 2017; Interviewed with the newspaper " Weekly Japion" Apr, 2017; Performance Demonstration at 3 year anniversary celebration. May, 2017; Samurai Kids Class at Japanese weekend school, May. 2017; Performance Demonstration & lecture at Bronx elementary school. May, 2017; Performance Demonstration at Harrison "Matsuri" May, 2017; Performance Demonstration at New York City Police Department "Asian Heritage Celebration" May, 2017; Published our performance in the "Harrison Preview" newspaper, Jun, 2017; Performance Demonstration at Metropolitan Museum "Nomura holding 90th anniversary celebration."