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Mr Paul De Beer is the Dojo-Cho and Chief Instructor in charge of the Pretoria Aikikai/TuksAikido

Mr De Beer is ranked 6th Dan with the Aikikai, Japan and carries the title of Jokyushidoin and Sekininsha within the Aikido Federation of South Africa (AFSA). 

He is currently serving as advisor on both AFSA’s Technical Committee and Grading Panel and was also a founding member and former president of AFSA.  

Ms Mutsuko Minegishi (7th Dan Shihan from Guam) and Mr Franco Martufi Sensei (6th Dan Shihan from Italy) act as technical advisors.

Assistant instructors:

Mr Riaan Klopper (1st Dan)

Mr Frank Flawn (1st Dan)

Mr Roland Middelberg (1st Dan)

Mr Peter Wessels (1st Dan)