Pavel Kikot

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Pavel Kikot 4rd Dan Aikido, founder of the dojo.

Pavel Kikot was born in August 1, 1965, in Chelyabinsk, Ural region of Russia. For the first time he got acquainted with Aikido in 1988. Since 1990 he has started to practice this martial art in Aikikai school. But since 1992 up to present day he has been practicing and teaching Aikido in “Takemusu Aiki Tomita Academy” – Aikido branch the founder of which is Takeji Tomita-Sensei. In February 1996 the first dojo “Takemusu Aiki – ru” in Chelyabinsk, Ural region. The founder of Aikido Dojo “Chelyabinsk” Takemusu Aiki – ru is Pavel Kikot.

During his practice he participated in the international seminars and summer aiki-camps in Sweden, Italy, France, Portugal, Bulgaria and Russia.

In 2008 Pavel Kikot was in the homeland of the Aikido founder O’Sensei-Iwama – Japan. Pavel visited the temple founded by Morihei Uesiba (Aiki-Jinja).