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Old 05-12-2006, 10:16 AM   #18
Ritchie Martinez
Dojo: Makiling Aikido International
Location: Las Piņas City
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 13
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Re: Tracing my Philippine Aikikai Roots

Hi again,

As of now, I'm still checking this thing out with our seniors. As to what I've researched so far, his 8th dan was awarded by Guilarpe Sensei, this is what I know for now. I'll try to contact the Aikikai Hombu as to clarify things, maybe after I talk to one of our seniors. Thanks Rommel. And to tell you honestly, you have to see him on the mat for youself to see if he really is at an 8th dan level, 'coz for me, he is.
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