TSYR is short for Takamura ha Shindo Yoshin Ryu, a jujutsu training community dedicated to practicing and preserving an Edo-era koryū, or classical Japanese martial system. Takamura ha Shindo Yoshin Kai is lead by Kaicho Toby Threagill. For more please visit http://shinyokai.com/home.htm

For more information on Shindo Yoshin Ryu as a whole, you might find https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shind%C5%8D_Y%C5%8Dshin-ry%C5%AB interesting.

Culturesmith principal, Brandon WilliamsCraig is an unranked member of the Takamura ha Shindo Yoshin Kai. He has studied under Kaicho Threadgill with the guidance of Ash Morgan and Eric Winters, in California, benefitted from seminars with John Lovatto, and is now a student of Chuck McCollum and Erica Bollon in the Dallas TSYR Dojo.