From the 25th through the 27th of November, 2011,
there took place, in the city of Piracicaba, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil, a
new International Seminar from the Master Yoshimitsu Yamada, 8° Dan
Yamada Sensei is a direct pupil of the founder, O Sensei Morihei Ueshiba,
President of the USAF and Sasuikai International, this last one of which
Shimbukan Argentina is a member, as well as of others from Argentina and
countries from America.
On this occasion, the celebration of the 20 years from the first visit to
Brasil took place, therefore being present, as a special guest, Master
Donovan Waite, 6° Dan Shihan, also known for this frequent visits to our
Over 400 people shared these days of intense practice on the 800 meters of
tatami which the organizers prepared in the city SESC, a club with
A great number of important Sensei from this country were present on this
occasion, standing out among them Roney Rodrigues, Luciano van den Broek,
Carlos Eduardo Dutra, Ricardo Leite, Breno de Oliveira, Nelson Ferrone,
Ivan Ferragutti, Humberto Miranda, Clauber Scarparo and Tharso Vieira.
There were also Sensei from other countries, such as Elson Olea from Chile,
Ricardo Corbal and Damian Ravagni from Argentina, among
Ricardo López Sensei, with important bonds in Brazil and especially in
that region of the State of Sao Paulo, also was present, accompanying and
supporting his friends in this important organizational effort which was
reflected in the magnificent result obtained.
From this place, he sincerely congratulates them and renews his wish of a
new encounter soon.
Yoshimitsu Yamada Sensei