Aiki Summer Retreat 2015 Featured Instructor Craig Fife Sensei

craig7bDon’t miss Aiki Summer Retreat, June 21 – 27: Senseis Michael Friedl, Danielle Smith, Kimberly Richardson, Craig Fife with Special Guest Robert Nadeau Shihan.

Here’s some information about featured instructor Craig Fife Sensei:

Craig Fife Sensei is the founder and chief instructor of Aikido Northwest. Fife Sensei’s Aikido training began in 1973 in Boise, Idaho. Fife Sensei currently holds the rank of Rokudan (6th degree black belt), from the Aikikai Foundation, Aikido World Headquarters, Tokyo, Japan. This rank was awarded to him by his teacher, Frank Doran Shihan.

In addition to Fife Sensei’s personal study of Aikido, he has been actively teaching Aikido since 1980. Fife Sensei has also been a student of Iaido since 1990 and currently holds the rank of Nidan (2nd degree black belt) from the All United States Kendo Federation. Fife Sensei is a member of the California Aikido Association Teaching Committee.

Click here to listen to Craig Fife Sensei tell the story of how he began the transition from “outlaw biker” to the great teacher he is today on Aikido Stories Podcast episode 4.

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