6/04/2001 8:56pm [from Jun Akiyama
I just received word from Aikido Journal
about the upcoming Aiki Expo 2002
which will take place from May 3rd through 5th in at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas. The line up is impressive: Kyoichi Inoue, 9th dan, Yoshinkai Aikido; Hiroshi Isoyama, 8th dan Aikikai; Hiroshi Ikeda, 7th dan, Aikido Schools of Ueshiba; Frank Doran, 7th dan, Aikido Association of Northern California;
Yukio Utada, 7th dan, Yoshinkai Aikido; Katsuyuki Kondo, Daito-ryu Aikijujutsu Hombu-cho; Don Angier, Headmaster, Yanagi-ryu Aiki Jiu Jitsu;
Peter Goldsbury, 6th dan and Chairman of the International Aikido
Federation; Patricia Hendricks, 6th dan Aikikai (Iwama Aikido); and Kenji Ushiro, Shihan, Shindo-ryu Karate. I'm going to try to be there! Anyone else?