Qualifications of Instructors

International Regulations – Chapter 4

With respect to an Aikido organization with Hombu Recognition, the qualifications for instructors are as follows: The titles for instructors’ qualification are expressed in Japanese terminology.

Shihan – Shidoin – Fukushidoin

Shihan

The Hombu examines and appoints Shihan from among persons who are 6th Dan or above, and who are proficient in practice and instructing. To the appointed person, a Certificate of Appointment is awarded by the Hombu.

Ilham Guliyev
Shidoin
4 Dan Aikikai

Shidoin

An Aikido organization with Hombu Recognition is to have a system for qualifying Shidoin. Shidoin are persons of 4th dan or above An Aikido organization with Hombu Recognition can issue a Certificate of Appointment to those whom it has appointed Shidoin. An Aikido organization with Hombu Recognition must report to the Hombu the name and dan grade of those whom it has appointed Shidoin.

Chingiz Aliyev
Shidoin
4 Dan Aikikai

Fukushidoin

An Aikido organization with Hombu Recognition is to have a system for qualifying Fukushidoin. Fukushidoin are persons of 2nd dan or 3rd dan An Aikido organization with Hombu Recognition can issue a Certificate of Appointment to those whom it has appointed Fukushidoin. An Aikido organization with Hombu Recognition must report to the Hombu the name and dan grade of those whom it has appointed Fukushidoin.

Arzu Mikayilov
Fukushidoin
3 Dan Aikikai

Elnur Nematov
Fukushidoin
3 Dan Aikikai

Anar Gandjiyev
Fukushidoin
3 Dan Aikikai

Emil Gurbanov
Fukushidoin
2 Dan Aikikai

Chingiz Mammadov
Fukushidoin
2 Dan Aikikai

Emin Nuriyev
Fukushidoin
2 Dan Aikikai

Fakhri Gafarlı
Fukushidoin
2 Dan Aikikai

Elvin Alizade
Fukushidoin
2 Dan Aikikai