Masayuki Kondo Headquarters Director (Hombucho) of Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu was born in 1952 as a younger brother of Katsuyuki Kondo, the General Affairs Director (Somucho) Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu .
He learned a basic of Budo from Katsuyuki and the second oldest brother Takayuki as their training parter since he was little.
In 1969, Masayuki trained directly under Tokimune Takeda sensei, the Headmaster.
As an apprentice of Tokimune sensei, Masayuki learned under great teachers including;
Yukiyoshi Sagawa sensei,
Kodo Horikawa sensei,
Takuma Hisa sensei,
Kakuyoshi Yamamoto sensei,
Kissyomaru Ueshiba sensei,
Gozo Shioda sensei,
Kenji Tomiki sensei,
Minoru Mochiduki sensei
Masayuki trained under his brother Somucho Katsuyuki Kondo after Tokimune sensei passed away.
Tokimune Takeda sensei instructed Masayuki that Itto-ryu and Jikishinkage-ryu are necessary for Daito-ryu, so he learned Ono-ha Itto-ryu, Shinmuso Hayashizaki-ryu, Chokugen-ryu Naginata from the Headmaster Junzo Sasamori sensei, later from Hiroyuki Ohishi sensei and Hajime Miyauchi sensei. Masayuki learned Jikishinkage-ryu from Sogen Omori sensei and Aikido from from Sadateru Arikawa sensei.
Masayuki Kondo was awarded Menkyo Kaiden in Daito Ryu Aiki Jujutsu and Ono ha Itto Ryu.
In August of 2020, Masayuki was inaugurated Headquarters Director (Hombucho) of Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu