Jorge Garcia gives us a personal look into Hiroshi Kato, 8th Dan of Hombu
Dojo, in Seminar at Shin Ki Kan Aikido, Houston, Texas. He details Kato sensei's teaching
style, training emphasis, his tremendous talents and skills.
Jorge completes his reporting with details on what it was like during
promotion exams, several ways of training for katatedori iriminage, energy release in a
This seminar, was a 29-day intensive training with Kato
sensei, in the 100 degree heat of Houston, Texas!!!
Photos courtesy of Eddie Martinez and
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