In this series, Newens sensei shares his crystalized 38 years of experience in Aikido with emphasis on the teachings of Morihiro Saito Shihan. Building on the monumental work of this late teacher, Aikido Curriculum presents a comprehensive repertoire of techniques in the most practical way for students to use.
Volume 1 presents the Aiki Ken as taught by Saito Shihan.
About the instructor:Hoa Newens has trained and taught Aikido since 1967 and is ranked black belt 7th degree by World Headquarters. He was appointed Shihan (master instructor) in January 2020 by the Doshu. Throughout the years, he studied with Sensei Dang Thong Phong, 6th dan, Seiichi Sugano, 8th dan, and the late Morihiro Saito, 9th dan. Newens Sensei is the former head of Aikido Institute Oakland. In addition to directing Aikido Institute Davis, he currently serves on the board of Takemusu Aikido Association a non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting Aikido.