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Old 01-09-2015, 05:37 AM   #1
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Five USAF Female Instructors Awarded Shihan Title

Posted 2015-01-09 05:37:09 by Jun Akiyama
News URL: http://usafaikidonews.com/usaf-shihan/

I just got word that five female instructors in the United States Aikido Federation (USAF) have been awarded the title of shihan.

Congratulations to Penny Bernath, Barbara Britton, Sioux Hall, Yukiko Katagiri, Yoko Okamoto!

A complete list of USAF shihan may be found here: http://usafaikidonews.com/usaf-shihan/

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Old 01-09-2015, 06:02 AM   #2
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Re: Five USAF Female Instructors Awarded Shihan Title

Congratulations to these most deserving people. This distinction represents a lifetime of hard work and patience!
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About time.

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Congratulations to them all
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