Hironobu Yamada Shihan 8th Dan
Hironobu Yamada Shihan 8th Dan began his Aikido training in 1963 at Jiyugaoka Dojo in Tokyo under Hiroshi Tada Shihan. In 1976, he established his first dojo, "JAL Aikido Club" at Narita International airport. Since then, he has gone on to establish more Aikido dojos in the Chiba Prefecture of Japan under Hokuso Aikikai. Yamada Sensei also conduct Aikido seminar oversea in Russia, Holland, Brazil, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia and Sri Lanka. He visited Singapore Makoto Aikido in 2013.