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Old 08-04-2009, 03:32 PM   #82
joacir
Dojo: Yama Dojo - Brazil Aikikai
Location: Manaus
Join Date: Oct 2005
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Re: non-Japanese cannot become shihan anymore?

It in not true that just japanese can become shihan.
As a proof I can testemony that here in Brazil the organization that I belong the Brazil Aikikai Confederation itīs technical director, Wagner Bull Sensei , in last january, received the title of Shihan issued by Aikikai Hombu Dojo and I saw the paper. Anyone interested to see the certificate can look and the link :

http://www.aikikai.org.br/wagner.html

Joacir Junior
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