In Memoriam – Yamanashi Yoshinkan Aikido Kancho, Takafumi Takeno Shihan

Ando Sensei and the staff at Yoshinkan Aikido Ryu are deeply saddened to hear of the loss of Takafumi Takeno Shihan, Kancho of Yamanashi Yoshinkan Aikido and the highest ranked Shihan and counsellor of the Yoshinkan Aikido Honbu Dojo.  He passed away on November the 16th, 2022 at the age of 75.
A private funeral was held among his family members. At the request of his family, flowers and condolence gifts are respectfully declined.
It will be announced at a later date if a ceremony or memorial service will be held for those who wish to pay their respects.