Kyoichi Inoue 井上強一

(b. 10 September 1935). 8th dan Yoshinkan Aikido. Graduate of Chuo University. Entered YOSHINKAN AIKIDO dojo in 1955 together with Takashi KUSHIDA. Became a full-time aikido instructor of policewomen at Metropolitan Police School in December 1970. Taught police classes until his retirement when he assumed the position of Dojo-cho of the Yoshinkan Aikido Hombu Dojo in Ochiai, Tokyo. Served as the Kancho-cho of the headquarters dojo through 2007.

Josh Gold

I am Executive Editor of Aikido Journal and co-founder of Ikazuchi Dojo. I began my aikido journey in 1991 under Haruo Matsuoka and am honored to have been his direct disciple for the last 27 years.

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