Eric Graf sensei has received his fifth dan in Aikikai Aikido. The Swiss national (39) is a student of Michele Quaranta sensei and Masatomi Ikeda sensei. Graf is a full-time aikido teacher, manages two dojo, writes books on aikido and gives seminars in Switzerland, Bulgaria, Serbia, Netherlands and other countries. Hereby, Sanshinkai Aikido Utrecht congratulates… Continue reading Eric Graf sensei receives fifth dan
On Saturday 10th of December 2016, Annemiek has recieved her shodan rank after an intensive preparation period. The exam took place during the winter seminar in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. The seminar and exam were led by Eric Graf and Sander van Geloven. Sanshinkai Aikido Utrecht congratulates Annemiek and wishes her lots of joy in the further… Continue reading Annemiek passed shodan exam
On Monday 28 July, Annemiek passed her exam for 1st kyu and on Wednesday 30 July, Ernst, Yo-Yi and David passed their shodanexamen. This took place at the summer school in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Eric Graf and Sander van Geloven were the examiners. Congratulations!
Max, Patric, Ernst and David successfully completed the 2nd kyu examination and Raphaël succesfully completed the 4th kyu examination on Monday January 30. Thanks go to David Tesselaar of Yuki Mizu Kumo for being extra uke. Congratulations go to all and to Maaike, Joren and Eddy who passed their 6th kyu examination mid December.
On Saturday 26 November, Michele Quaranta declared Sander van Geloven 3rd dan aikikai aikido. The examination was in the system of Ikeda sensei, took place during the summer school beginning of August and has been approved by Aikikai Hombu Dojo in September. Sander has also obtained the title of Fukushidoin.