Elizabeth Lynn Shihan


On behalf of Birankai International, with deep sorrow, Birankai North America announces the death on June 5th, 2015 of our Founder and teacher T. K. Chiba, Shihan. Martial artists here and around the world salute his life as they mourn his passing. During more than 50 years of training and teaching, Sensei inspired, forged and change the lives of generations of students. United in gratitude for the great gift he gave us, we offer our condolences to his family.

A celebration of Sensei’s life will be held at Birankai North America 2015 Summer Camp.


Beginner's Special Martial Principals through Weapons

Eastshore Aikikai

Eastshore Aikikai was founded in 1991 at Contra Costa College. Eastshore Aikikai is a member of Birankai North America. It is affiliated with Aikido World Headquarters, Tokyo, Japan.


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