Ange Shihan

Ange Shihan

Born in 1976, Guillaume Ange began Aikido in 1988 in La Roche de Glun with Thierry Viennois Sensei.

Then in 1991 he joined the « prepa EFE » (preparation to the teachers sckool of 3A) led by Kyoshi Sahut. Since its 3rd dan in 1998, he often accompanied Cognard Hanshi as uke in his travels in Europe, but also in Japan, China and the United States.

He studied Theorical Physics at university, in the “Ecole de physique de Grenoble” and later in the “Institut de Physique Nucléaire de Lyon” where he was graduated. He also attended a cursus in informatics. He was part of the aikidoka group who had the opportunity and honor to follow psychology courses led by Luis Vasquez.
Since 2000 he worked as an engineer in a company that develops software tools around nuclear power plant simulators (Edition of operating procedures and automatic application on the simulator), that also develops a complete simulation workshop.

5th dan in 2004, in April 2012 he is part of the delegation that accompanied Cognard Hanshi to Kyoto for the integration of the Kobayashi Hirokazu Ryu Aikido in the Dai Nippon Butoku Kai. On this occasion he received the Samurai title of Renshi.

In 2015 he receive the rank of 6th dan from Cognard Hanshi and in 2016, the title oh Kyoshi from the DNBK.

Guillaume Ange teaches in the cities of Saint-Etienne (Akamon) and Valence. He is also a teacher of the “Aikiken and Aikijo Cycle” in Kobayashi Kinen Aikidojo of Bourg-Argental.

We, all members of the Shihankai, work together to keep this great Aikido and develop it on every continents.