Aikido Yuishinkai

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Aikido Yuishinkai
Date founded May 9, 1996
Founder Koretoshi Maruyama
Current head Koretoshi Maruyama
Arts taught Aikido
Ancestor schools Aikikai, Ki-Aikido
Official website

Aikido Yuishinkai (Japanese: ) is a style of aikido founded in 1996 by former Aikikai instructor and Ki no Kenkyukai President and Chief instructor[1] Koretoshi Maruyama.[2] Aikido Yuishinkai has many dojo operating in Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, the Philippines, Argentina, the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, the United Kingdom, Norway and the United States.[3] He was a personal student of the founder of Aikido Morihei Ueshiba, 4th generation receiving a 6th dan[4] and today travels the world giving seminars[5] The school focuses on 5 levels of aikido technique and is influenced by the Daito Ryu and Shinkage-ryū sword style. The organisation was led internationally by Michael Williams until his retirement in 2012 and consists of many former Ki Society dojo[6]


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  2. ^ "Founder of Aikido Yuishinkai". Aikido Yuishinkai International. Retrieved 2010-06-12. 
  3. ^ "International Chief Instructor Aikido Yuishinkai, Chief Instructor Australia and South Pacific,". Aikido Yuishinkai International. Retrieved 2010-06-12. 
  4. ^ "Koretoshi Maruyama Sensei by Clement Choo". Aikido Journal. Retrieved 2010-06-28. 
  5. ^ "The Joyous Path: Interview with Koretoshi Maruyama by Antonietta Ferrari & Federico Gobbo". Aikido Journal. Archived from the original on 5 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-28. 
  6. ^ "Unofficial Aikido Yuishinkai". Aikido Republic. Retrieved 2011-02-12.