Kenjiro Yoshigasaki sensei

Kenjiro Yoshigasaki

Kenjiro Yoshigasaki is the European chief instructor, the Doshu (The Guardian of the Way) of Ki No Kenkyukai.

Kenjiro Yoshigasaki was born in Kagoshima 1951. At the age of ten he started practicing yoga, later Aikido and several other martial arts. He studied Zen Buddhism, new Shintoism, Catholicism and Islam. In 1971 he studied yoga in India. In 1973 he became an Aikido instructor. Since 1977 he teaches Ki Aikido in Europe, by now he is guiding more than 120 Dojos and 4000 disciples in Europe, South-America and South-Africa. He is considered an exceptional teacher, he speaks 7 languages fluently, with his lectures and practices, he is able to introduce his students to Aikido in a special way.

He published theoretical and practical materials about Aikido. Fortunately our organization was able to publish one of his books in 2004 that is ”Inner Voyage of a Stranger - Pathways to a New Perception”. This book mainly contains the philosophy of Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido.