Dan Promotions Mailed to Aikikai July 8th, 2022

Applications mailed to Aikikai Hombu Dojo on July 8th, 2022 for registration of dan rank. Congratulations to all!



1st Dan:

Mahmood Al-Shameri - Fairfield Iowa Aikikai

Lou Benites - Aikido Schools of New Jersey

Alexandra DeCarlo - Kentuckiana Aikikai

Robert DiFlorio - Aikido of Central New York

Kelvin Guillen - Aikido Schools of New Jersey

Larry Johnson - Aikido of Hattiesburg

Dennis McMillan - Central Illinois Aikikai

Timothy Pfaff - Twin Cities Aikido Center

Katherine Ruether - Twin Cities Aikido Center

Dennis Scribner - Aikido of Scottsdale

James Taylor - Aikido Schools of New Jersey

Jerome Tracy - Albany Aikido

Viktor Voloboi - New England Aikikai

Justin Zelinski - Kenosha Aikikai


2nd Dan:

Meliset Abreu - Aikido North Jersey

Tamera Bowcutt - Heaven and Earth Aikido

Paul Burt - Aikido Schools of New Jersey

Sylvain Choisel - San Francisco Aikikai

Anthony Clinard - Midwest Aikido Center

Svetlana Drobyshevskaya - Newport Beach Aikikai

Wesley Hartman - Maru Aikikai South

Max Hyatt - Maru Aikikai South

Raymond Lefebvre - Portsmouth Aikido

Kenton McCarthy - Aikido of Scottsdale

Michael Porter - Knoxville Aikikai

Raghavendra Rau - San Francisco Aikikai

August Sandage - San Francisco Aikikai

Jacob Shrayman - Aikido North Jersey

Barry Stafford - Aikido Schools of New Jersey

Michael Villacin - Aikido North Jersey

Sylwia Willcox - Portsmouth Aikido

Michael Wong - San Francisco Aikikai

Deborah Yoon Zacharias - San Francisco Aikikai



3rd Dan:

Richard Arbas - Aikido North Jersey

Massimo Caiati - Aikido of Raritan Valley

Rodrigo Eustaquio - Aikido North Jersy

Carlos Frick - Knoxville Aikikai

Parvis Ghahramani - Aikido Schools of New Jersey

Robert Gutierrez - Twin Cities Aikido Center

Michael Lamont - Cornell Aikido Club

Mathieu Pichette - San Francisco Aikikai

Stuart Pieloch - Aikido of Scottsdale

Tal Yardeni - Aikido of Scottsdale

4th Dan:

Colin Baird - Albany Aikido

Jerome Cervantes - Midwest Aikido Center

Wendy Guyer - Midwest Aikido Center

Thomas Newcomen - Aikido Schools of New Jersey

Jason Parsons - Kern River Aikido

Guy Ponko - Midwest Aikido Center

Bradley Rellew - Aikido North Jersey

Eric Saint Georges - Aikido of Santa Barbara