Congratulations to Witt Shihan on his promotion to 8th degree black belt!


Instructors

Certified Shidoin by the Takemusu Aikido Association

Alice MacAllister Sensei
5th Degree Black Belt, Dojo Cho

Began training in 1981 under Frank Doran Shihan at Aikido West in Redwood City, California
Co-Founded Aikido Silicon Valley with Michael O'Quin Sensei in 1998
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Bill Witt Shihan
8th Degree Black Belt, Master Instructor

Senior Instructor of the Takemusu Aikido Association
Began training in 1967 at Hombu Dojo (Tokyo, Japan)
First westerner to be uchideshi (live-in student) with Saito Sensei in Iwama, Japan.
Saito Sensei and Bill Witt ~ The Early Years
Awarded the title of Shihan by the Aikikai Foundation
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Upcoming Events

  • Witt Shihan at The TAA Memorial Day Weekend Gasshuku
    May 25-27, 2018, Lake Tahoe, California

Assistant Instructors

Certified Shidoin and Fukushidoin by the Takemusu Aikido Association

Yoko
4th Degree Black Belt
Shidoin

David Yoshinaga
4th Degree Black Belt
Fukushidoin

James Ashby
4th Degree Black Belt
Fukushidoin

Lexter Ilog
3rd Degree Black Belt
Fukushidoin

Dat Nguyen
2nd Degree Black Belt
Fukushidoin

Feras Alhlou
2nd Degree Black Belt
Fukushidoin