Received Direct Instruction from Second Doshu Kisshomaru Ueshiba, Third Doshu Moriteru Ueshiba, Hiroshi Watanabe Shihan, Hiroshi Isoyama Shihan, Yasuo Shimuzu Shihan and Urata Sensei
More than Forty Years of Aikido Training
5th Dan in Iaido, winning championships in Eishin-ryu matches
Founded the Matsubara and Nishitanabe dojos in Osaka, Japan and the Aikido Schools at the Atsugi Navy base in Japan
Ishikawa Sensei is presently the Chairman & President of the Misasagi-Kai Aikido Federation, officially recognized by the Aikikai Hombu Dojo, the World Headquarters of the largest Aikido organization based in Tokyo, Japan. Ishikawa Sensei’s affiliated dojos are located in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan, the United States (including Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Georgia, Las Vegas and Salt Lake City) and Germany.
Ishikawa Sensei is universally recognized as an excellent Aikido teacher and remains a humble and compassionate teacher committed to promoting O’Sensei’s legacy.