Excellent news from Japan this week: Miyamoto Sensei has been promoted to 8th dan and Didier Boyet Sensei has been promoted to 7th dan.
Promotions of Birankai North America members announced as part of the Kagami Biraki celebrations at Aikikai Hombu Dojo: Katharine Heins of Northwest Michigan Aikikai to 6th dan and David Stier of Green River Aikido to Shihan. Also notable is the promotion of Christian Tissier Sensei of France to 8th dan, the first non-Japanese Aikidoka to achieve that rank.
Let’s celebrate with some new video from Birankai North America 2015 Summer Camp – and make sure to save the dates (June 9-14) for 2016 Summer Camp in exciting Queens, N.Y.!
See more newly posted video clips at the BiranOnline Channel on Youtube.
Omedeto Gozaimasu to everyone!