Frank Doran Sensei
7th Dan Shihan, Aikikai


Frank Doran Sensei is our division leader in the California Aikido Association. He is also the chief instructor of Aikido West, located in Redwood City, California.

Doran Sensei conducts Aikido seminars throughout the world.

He began training in Aikido in 1959. Now in his 70's, Doran Sensei's Aikido is characterized by precise technique and impeccable posture.










 "True budo is the loving protection of all

  beings with the spirit of reconciliation."
           -Morihei Ueshiba OSensei



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