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About PAPA AIKIDO
"The Hombu Loyalist Group"
FOUNDER: Sensei Johnny Tenegra
CO-FOUNDER: Sensei Jose A. Soriano
Appointed, Recognized, Authorized sole Aikido representative in the Philippines of Aikikai Foundation, The Aikido World Headquarters (Hombu) Tokyo, Japan to organize, propagate, and develop the art of Aikido by Doshu Kisshomaru Ueshiba, president and Shihan (Master) Kisaburo Osawa, General Director of Hombu.
His organization, the Pilipinas Aikido Propagation Association (PAPA) is also appointed, recognized, and authorized as the sole representative organization in the Philippines of Aikikai Foundation, the Aikido World Headquarters (Hombu) Tokyo, Japan for instruction and training in the art of Aikido by Doshu Kisshomaru Ueshiba, President and Shihan Kisaburo Osawa, General Director of Hombu. Member, International Aikido Federation (IAF) The founder, President and Senior Chief Instructor of two both Aikido Organizations in the Philippines, the Manila Aikido and Sports Propagation Association (MASPA) The Hombu Loyalists Group and The Pilipinas Aikido Propagation Association (PAPA) The Hombu Loyalists Group.
Credited as the first one who started the era of the coming/visits of Aikido World Headquarters (Hombu)/IAF Shihans (Masters) and Senseis Instructors to the Philippines to teach, practice, and improve the art of Aikido to PAPA members every year, then later to others through PAPA produced talented local and international students.
Hosted Shihans(Masters) and Senseis from other countries to practice and seminars to PAPA members.
PAPA Aikido USA and PAPA Aikido Philippines are affiliated with the Aikikai Foundation/Aikido World Headquarters, Hombu, Tokyo, Japan.
We are also a member of the International Aikido Federation (IAF). PAPA Aikido USA is affiliated with United States Aikido Federation (USAF). PAPA Aikido and the "Hombu Loyalist Group" only teaches Aikido based on O-Sensei Morihei Ueshiba's teachings. PAPA Aikido USA was founded by: Sensei Johnny Tenegra Co-Founder: Sensei Jose Soriano
"The secret of Aikido is to harmonize ourselves with movement of the universe and bring ourselves into accord with the universe itself.
He who has gained the secret of Aikido has the universe in himself and can say " I am the universe."
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