Sensei Glenn Karpel – 3rd Dan
Sensei Glenn Karpel started his martial arts career in Judo in 1970. From 1983 – 1988 he practised Aiki-Jitsu with the Budo Kai becoming proficient in Tai-Jitsu and Weapons. Returning to Martial Arts in 1999 he practised Aikido with the Kai Shin Kai Traditional Aikido organisation and was a Bo Jitsu Instructor at club level. In 2002 he moved to the Traditional Aikido Ryu association training under Senseis Les White. Sensei Glenn Karpel was awarded Sandan in July 2010, and Level 1 Coach in October 2004.
Sensei Karpel has gained broad experience of the various aspects of Aikido by regularly attending seminars in the UK. These instructors include Terada Shihan, Ulf Evenås, Hitohiro Saito Sensei, and Pat Hendricks. He has also trained in Germany at the Takemusu Aiki Association dojo and in Paris at Shihan Christian Tissier’s dojo.