Philippe Gouttard is a 6th Dan Aikikai, close student of Christian Tissier Shihan and Yamaguchi Seigo Shihan. He is the technical director of the Dublin Aikikai in Ireland and travels across the Channel twice a year to give seminars in Dublin.

If you like these pictures, read the report I wrote about Philippe Gouttard's summer school in France.

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Guillaume Erard
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Founder of the site in 2007, Guillaume has a passion for Japanese culture and martial arts. After having practiced Judo during childhood, he started studying Aikido in 1996, and Daito-ryu Aiki-jujutsu in 2008. He currently holds the ranks of 4th Dan in Aikido (Aikikai) and 2nd Dan in Daito-ryu Aiki-jujutsu (Takumakai). Guillaume is also passionate about science and education and he holds a PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology since 2010. He currently lives in Tokyo and works as a consultant for medical research. > View Full Profile

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