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Hiroshi Tada

Hiroshi Tada was born on December 13th, 1929 and is the only living 9th Dan Aikido Aikikai holder. He entered…

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Yoshiaki Yokota

Yoshiaki Yokota Shihan was born in 1958. He was a Captain of the Judo Club in a Junior High School at the…

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Etsuji Horii

Etsuji Horii Sensei was born on May 4, 1964, in Osaka, Japan. He holds a rank of a 7 Dan…

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Yoshimitsu Yamada

There are only a few direct O-Sensei disciples left alive and Yoshimitsu Yamada Sensei is one of them. He holds…

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Katsuaki Asai

Katsuaki Asai was learning aikido under the guidance of the Morihei Ueshiba himself. He was born on 18 February 1942…