Teachers

Sander van Geloven, 5th dan, is the teacher and founder of Sanshinkai Aikido Utrecht. He started in 1994 with aikido and has developed himself thoroughly in the system of Masatomi Ikeda shihan, 7th dan.

Since 2008, he is a student of Michele Quaranta shihan, 7th dan. He has been five times to Japan to study aikido and Kashima Shinden Jikishinkage-ryu. Sander is a by the NOC*NSF certified aikido teacher level 4. As of 9th of January 2022, he is shidoin and a member of the technical commission of the group Sanshinkai of the federation Aikido Switzerland.

Throughout the year he regularly participates in international seminars and summer schools by Michele Quaranta, but also trains regularly with Francesco Marrella shihan, 7th dan, and Jelena Vrzić, 6th dan. In the past, he participated in seminars which were given by other advanced teachers.

Sander is also guest teacher for several other groups in the Netherlands and abroad. See the recommendations for more information. Since 2021, he is also educational coordinator for the section Overige stijlen for the Aikido bond Nederland.

Teacher Team

Sanshinkai Aikido Utrecht has build a qualified teacher team. All our teachers hold at least the first black belt in aikido and all of them have followed official education for aikido teacher at Aikido bond Nederland which is recognized by NOC*NSF. Our teacher team currently consists of the following persons.

portrait Sander van Geloven
head teacher
5th dan aikikai aikido
teacher education level 4, shidoin
portret Yo-Yi Pat
assistent teacher
1st dan aikikai aikido
teacher education level 2, VOG-84
portrait Erwin van der Sluis
assistent teacher
2nd dan aikikai aikido
teacher education level 2, VOG-84
portrait Ernst Bechthum
assistent teacher
2nd dan aikikai aikido
teacher education level 2, VOG-84
portrait Jan Stomphorst
assistent teacher
1st dan aikikai aikido
teacher education level 2

In the past, the following people were also part of our teacher team or are temporarily not giving trainings.

portret David Polak
assistent teacher
2nd dan aikikai aikido
teacher education level 2
portret Annemiek Simons
assistent teacher
1st dan aikikai aikido
teacher education level 2
portret Bas Jordans
assistent teacher
1st dan aikikai aikido
teacher education level 2
portrait Bas van der Touw
assistent teacher
2nd dan aikikai aikido
 
portret René Breedveld
assistent teacher
1st dan aikikai aikido
teacher education level 2

Aikido bond Nederland