Masafumi Sakanashi Sensei
was born in 1954. In search of a less violent martial
art, founded Aikido.
His first instructor was Kuwamori Sensei, Yamaguchi Sensei disciple
Since 1978 he settled in Argentina and founded after a center of Aikido
practice in Argentina who called “Center of diffusion the Aikido”,
located in the city of Buenos Aires.
He recently received his 7th dan in the last promotions
from Aikikai Hombu
He died on February 11th., 2012, at 2 am.
My condolences to his family and pupils.
Ricardo López Sensei
Director – Shimbukan Argentina