Ryuji Shirakawa was born on 4th September 1980 and started aikido at 15 years. Ryuji lived in Kobayashi’s Dojo as an uchideshi, traveled to Germany to
6th dan Aikikai Sensei Ivan Novikov is a President of an oldest in Russia martial arts club named Lenkai, a Head Coach of the National Council of
Vassilis Nykteris holds a 5th dan that is based in Greece. He’s running a biggest dojo there and is representing Aikido Aikikai of the country.
Kenji Shimizu is one of the last direct students of the Morihei Ueshiba. After the death of the founder made his own own schoold of