Tsuruzo Miyamoto Shihan
Tsuruzo Miyamoto Shihan was born in 1953. He started aikido in 1971, at 18, when he entered the University of Fukuoka. For the next four years he trained under Suganuma Mamoru Sensei, who was a delegate instructor of the Aikikai. He ensei trained at the Aikikai Hombu Dojo in Tokyo under Ueshiba Kisshomaru Doshu from the late 1970s to the early 1990s. He is a 7th dan and senior instructor at the Aikikai Hombu. He has held seminars in several countries including the USA, Israel, France, Spain, Germany, Russia, Poland and the UK.