Aikido masters - U. Evenas Sensei
Ulf Evenas Shihan
Ulf Evenas Shihan was born on 3 of November 1946 in a small town close to Gothenburg, Sweden.
He started aikido in 1968 and went to Iwama dojo to study under Morihiro Saito Sensei in Japan in 1973. Evenas Shihan was one of the first foreign long-term close students of Saito Sensei. Since then he had returned to Japan and other countries of the world to study under Saito Sensei on a regular basis. Evenas Shihan studied under Saito Sensei for 29 years.
Currently Ulf Evenas Shihan directs Gothenburg Aikido club, which is the oldest Iwama Takemusu Aikido club in Europe. Ulf Evenas Shihan is the leader of Scandinavian Iwama Takemusu Aikido clubs network and official representative of Saito Sensei in Europe. He constantly teaches seminars in the whole Europe, Russia, Malaysia and Australia.
Ulf Evenas Shihan is 7 dan aikido and has the highest Iwama Takemusu Aikido weapons teaching certificate.