Shinki Lineage


Michael Daishiro Nakajima
6th Dan Aikikai Hombu Dojo
Chief Instructor Aikido Shinki Rengo

 

 

 

 


1943 Born in Tokyo, Japan.
1967-1969 Trained in Karate, Japan.
1970 Began Aikido training in Honbu Dojo/Tokyo. Taught mainly by Masters
Koichi Tohei, Yasuo Kobayashi, Massando Sasaki, Seiichiro Masudo
and Seishiro Endo
1972 Went to Germany to study Theology in Frankfurt and receive a
Bachelors of Arts in Theology in 1976.
1976 Met Master Kenji Shimizu and because his Uchideshi. Became the representative of Tendoryu in Europe after Master Shimizu became Independent from Aikikai.
1978 Founded the Aikido club at the Ganztags High School in Osterburken.
1983 Became independent from Master Shimizu and founded Shinkido. Together with Susanne established the Shiki Dojo as the central Dojo of Shikiryu Aikido.
1987 Studied with Master Seigo Yamaguchi, Nobuyoshi Tamura, Morihiro Saito, Kyouichi Inoue (Yoskinkan) and Takeshi Kimeda (Yoshinkan).
1989 Met Master Katesumi Yonezawa of Daitoryu Aiki Jujutsu Kodokai in Munich where he was a teacher in a Japanese School. Began to learn from him.
1994 Entered Aikikai through the recommendation of Master Yamaguchi.
Shinkiryu Aikido was renamed Aikido Shinki Rengo.
1995 Awarded 5th Dan in Aikido by Master Yamaguchi.
1996 Yonezawa Sensei officially founded Bokuyokan. Nakajima became Bokuyokan representative in Europe.
1998 11/27/1998 Yonezawa Soshi Shihan passed away.
1999 Nakajima became European Jun-Honbu-Chofor the Bokuyokan. Nakajima Shihan along with Tim Tung Shihan support the son of Yonezawa Soshi Shihan, Sensei Hiromitsu as the new Soke of Daitoryu Aiki Jujustu Bokuyokan.
2002 Awarded the title of Shihan by Hiromitsu Yonezawa Soke.
2004 Awarded 6th Dan in Aikido from the Aikido Honbu Dojo through Nobuyoshi Tamura Sensei.
2005 Awarded 8th Dan Certificate from Hiromitsu Yonezawa Soke (Bokuyokan).

 

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