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April 11

Tony Fiore
Self-defense. Preparing Your Characters…And Yourself

Tony Fiore of Aikido of Chester County will talk to us about different self-defense techniques. Learn about ways to protect and defend yourself and ways to craft realistic defensive moves for your characters.

Bio: Tony Fiore started practicing Aikido in 1982 at Temple University under the direction if Knacho Yulio Utada of Aikido Association of North America. He continued his training with Sensei Jim Walsh Shidoin (certified instructor) Turks Head Aikido and Sensai Donavan Waite, Shihan (Master Instructor) then at New York Aikikai.

He achieved his Dan (black belt) ranks from Yoshimitsu Yamado, Shihan, while under the sponsorship and direction of Waite Sensai, who is currently the Chief instructor at Aikido of Center City, Aikido of Chester County and a member of the USAF technical committee.

Tony currently holds the rank of Yondan (4th degree black belt) and is a Shidoin (Certified Instructor) with both the United States Aikido Federation and The Aikido World Headquarters in Toyko, Japan. He presently resides in Downingtown, PA.

The Sheila Contest is suspended for 2015.

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