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    Kobayashi Yasuo Shihan holds the rank of 8th dan of Aikikai. He became a student of the Aikikai Hombu Dojo is 1955 where he studied, among others, under the founder of Aikido, Ueshiba Morihei. Kobayashi Sensei is head of Aikido Kobayashi Dojos, one of the largest Aikido groups in Japan, with over 120 dojos, and ...
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    Kobayashi Yasuo Shihan is one of the last living uchi deshi of the founder of Aikido, Ueshiba Morihei. Unlike many of his peers, he did not chose to settle abroad, but to help diffuse Aikido whithin Japan. Nowadays, he is the head of Kobayashi Dojo, one of the largest group of Dojos in Japan, with ...