Ignacio Sánchez began in the practice of aikido back in the 70’s getting his 1st Dan in 1980. Their motivation for the study and transmission of this beautiful art , also push him to build his preparation for teaching. Hi has since 2003 the title of National Master Trainer Specialist in Self Defense. He is currently 7th Dan of Aikido since 2015.
Also developed various federal activities being member in the Judo Federation of Bizkaia and Associated Disciplines. Delegate of aikido in Bizcaia since 1992. National Commission Officer in The National Aikido & Judo Federation and Associated Disciplines and member of aikido courts grade 1st to 6th Dan from 1995 to the present.
Since 1983 has been teaching in various Basque clubs and dojos, boasting currently the President and Technical Director in Tanabe Aikido Club of Bilbao.
Director of specific courses in various regions of Spain he has several honorable mentions as well as recognition from some universities such as La Laguna in Tenerife (Canary Islands) and the Polytechnic University of Valencia.
Daniel Leclerc was born in 1954. He began practicing Aikido in 1973. Place in Sochaux, he attended to the first national training course under the technical direction of Tamura (8 th dan), where he also met Malcolm Tiki Shewan (6 th dan). He studied with Chiba Sensei. He continued to studying in France with Tamura Sensei. In 1978 begins the regular study of Iaido and Jodo . In 1998 he obtained 4th th dan in Iaido. In 2005 he was awarded the rank of Shinto Muso Ryu Shomokuroku by Pascal Krieger, the Menkyo Kaiden. The ranking of 5th dan Aikikai Honbu So was given by Tamura Sensei. He is Secretary and Master Kuden European Federation Iaido.
He is currently 6 th Dan Aikido (Aikikai Honbu So), Kuden of Iai and Shomokuroku Muso Shinto Ryu Jo Jutsu (equivalent to 5 ° to 6 ° dan).
Stéphane Benedetti Shihan 7th dan Aikikai of Tokyo, is one of the founders and technical director of Mutokukai Europe, and is also one of the founders of the EIF (European Federation of Iaido). He is the technical director of ALEA (Free Association of Schools of Aikido). He was born in 1951.
He´s orientalist and historian of religions training and lived for a period of nine years in Japan. Besides being the official translator from Japanese to French of all the books he has written Tamura Shihan, he has also written a book about aikido entitled The way the beginner.
Discovered aikido in 1966 while attending a seminar on judo and studied under the direction and tutelage of Shihan Tamura aikido until the latter’s death in July 2010.
He has been 42 years traveling and teaching Aikido throughout the European continent and is also one of the organizers of the international course the Colle sur Loup taking place in France.
In 2010 he opened his own dojo, whose name is “Aikien Mutokukai Honbu Dojo ‘, located in the Barcelona town of Arenys de Munt, and which regularly organizes various seminars throughout the year.
His method of aikido is characterized by an extraordinary very accurate, complete and comprehensive physical and biomechanical principles personal vision.
In 1999 he begins SMR Jodo thanks to Arai Katsuhiko student Nishioka sensei and aikido practitioner. Get Oku-iri from Nishioka sensei in June 2003.
Over time becomes assistant instructor of Nishioka sensei at the dojo Bunbukan, Seiryukai headquarters, and also began teaching aikido for children in a school through the Aikikai dojo hombu.
Get Shomokurouku of Nishioka sensei during gasshuku of Seiryukai in May 2006.
Gets the yondan (4th Dan) with aikido sensei M. Yasuno in December 2006.
In February 2007 he returned to Spain with the intention to expand the SMR Jo-do and aikido and immediately begins to teach both disciplines at various locations in Madrid. He founded the association Shinto Muso Ryu Jodo Seiryukai Spain, of which he is president, to promote jojutsu and Aikidojokai for the promotion of aikido.
Once in Europe, Pascal Krieger invites you to participate in the gasshuku summer of the European Federation of Jodo in the Czech Republic, after which, with the encouragement of Nishioka sensei and the warm welcome from Pascal and the rest of the members, decides to accept the invitation to join the European Federation with his newly formed group.
In January 2008 he was appointed Shoden IJF (International Federation Jodo) during kagamibiraki in Cartigny, Switzerland.
During his annual visit to Japan in August 2010, he received the degree of Gomokurouku hands of Nishioka Sensei.
In the new year of 2012 receives through Yasuno Shihan 5th Dan Aikikai Aikido Hombu Dojo in Tokyo.
Gomokurouku SMR Jodo
5th Dan Aikido Aikikai Hombu Dojo in Tokyo
1st Dan Judo by F.E.J.Y.D.A
1st Dan Jiu Jitsu by F.E.J.Y.D.A –
Expert in Personal Defense (Level) by F.E.J.Y.D.A