2014 Hombu Promotions

The Aikido World Headquarters (Aikikai Hombu) has released their Kagami Biraki list of senior promotions.  The list includes the following instructors promoted from the Aikido Schools of Ueshiba:

  • George Ledyard • 7th dan (Shihan)
  • Wendy Whited • 7th dan (Shihan)
  • Chuck Weber • 7th dan (Shihan)
  • Charlie Page • 7th dan (Shihan)
  • Craig Eddy • 6th dan
  • Robert Deppe • 6th dan
  • Chetan Prakash • 6th dan
  • Jim Alvarez • 6th Dan

Congratulations! Here is a link to the original announcement, and a copy of the promotion document: