NORO, MASAMICHI 野呂昌道
(b. 21 January 1935). B. in Aomori. Entered the AIKIKAI HOMBU DOJO as an UCHIDESHI in 1955. Dispatched to France in 1961 as a 5th dan and became a 6th dan shihan in 1963. Noro later separated from the Aikikai Hombu organization and in 1979 established KI NO MICHI (The Way of Ki), which consists of aiki-like movements done in a slow-motion manner. He currently instructs at his Centre d'étude pour le Ki No Michi in Paris.
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