CURTIS, CHRISTOPHER DAVID
(b. 23 June 1944). 7th Dan Ki no Kenkyukai. Landscape Design / Builder. B. in Upland, California. B.A., Theater Arts, Carnegie Mellon University. First taught aikido by Shin'ichi SUZUKI in 1974. Trained in Japan under Koichi TOHEI on numerous occasions. Has accompanied Shin'ichi Suzuki to seminars in Japan, the U.S.A., South America, and Europe. Author of Ki-Aikido on Maui (2001), the official student training manual of Hawaii Ki Federation. Appointed Chief Instructor for State of Hawaii by Koichi Tohei in January 2000. Awarded Okuden by Tohei in fall 2001. Chief instructor of Hawaii Ki Federation and Assistant Head Instructor of Maui Ki-Aikido.
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