Aiki is not a technique to fight with or defeat the enemy. It is the way to reconcile the world and make human beings one family.
Morihei Ueshiba

 

DAN GRADES FROM THE PRETORIA LINEAGE:

 

The following Yudansha studied under De Beer Sensei. Most of them excelled as prominent and independent leaders. Together they form a close team to serve Aikido.

 

F Zöllner
4th Dan

 

Friend and colleague of De Beer Sensei, Former AFSA President. Founding member of AFSA.

 

Instructor in Malmesbury

 

 

CJ Human
5th Dan

 

Close friend and colleague of De Beer Sensei.
AFSA General Secretary and Shidoin.

 

Instructor in Brakpan and Heidelberg.

 

Website : http://www.facebook.com/pages/Brakpan-Aikido-Centre/320414225211

 

 
S Olivier

4th Dan

 

 

Former Instructor at Seiko No Tanden Dojo in Centurion.
AFSA Fukushidoin.

 

Website : http://aikidopta.co.za/centurion/

 

   

L Daws
2nd Dan

 

Former student, former AFSA Councillor.

 

Instructor in Canada.

 

   

J Greyling
2nd Dan

Instructor with the Aikido South Africa Organisation.

 
 

   

T van der Merwe
1st Dan


Friend and colleague.

 

Instructor in Potchefstroom www.puk.ac.za/aikido

 

Website : www.puk.ac.za/aikido

 
 

   

R Becker
2nd Dan

 

Instructor with the Aikido South Africa Organisation.

 

   

A Swart
1st Dan

 

   

R Orestes
1st Dan

 

Resident in the U.S.A.

 

   

M Froneman
1st Dan

 
 

   

H Kruger
1st Dan

 

Instructor in New Zeeland.

 
 

   

V Bonev
1st Dan

 

Resident in Australia.

 

 

  

W Smart
1st Dan

 

  

J Fellgate
1st Dan

 

Resident in he U.K.

 

  

R Klopper
1st Dan

 

Assistant Instructor at TuksAikido, Pretoria.

 

  

George Stevens
1st Dan

 

Resident in New Zeeland.

 
 

  

Dominic Griffiths
1st Dan

 

Resident in New Zeeland.

 
 

  

Andrê Coppejans
1st Dan

 

SAAA Durban .

 
 

  

Frank Flawn
1st Dan

 

Assistant Instructor at TuksAikido, Pretoria.

 
 

  

Roland Middleberg
1st Dan

 

Assistant Instructor at TuksAikido, Pretoria.

 
 

  

Peter Wessels
1st Dan

 

Assistant Instructor at TuksAikido, Pretoria.