The Ryukyu Kobudo Preservation Promotion Association was founded by Taira Shinken in 1995, and Akamine Eisuke was appointed as the 2nd association director in 1970. Akamine learned bo fighting techniques from 4 direct disciples of Chinen Sanra and made efforts to preserve and popularize the kata of weapons such as bo, sai, nunchaku, and kama. He had disciples domestically and in more than 10 foreign countries.
After Akamine passed away, Akamine Hiroshi and Yoza Masao succeeded the position, and Kuniyoshi Yukio became the fifth director in 2013. Headquartered in Yaese Town (Kuniyoshi dojo), as the master's will is inherited, efforts are being made to popularize it both domestically and internationally.