Matoian Shihan

Matoian Shihan

Patrick Matoian started practicing martial arts in the early 70s.
He discovered aikido in the 80s and quickly follows the teachings of Master Cognard.

It is now part of the Shihankai of Kokusai Aikido Kenshukai Kobayashi Hirokazu Ryu Ha .
He is also recognized as 6th Dan Kyoshi by the Dai Nippon Buttoku Kai.

Lover of travel , he acts as a teacher since almost thirty years in France and abroad
(mainly Eastern Europe , the Mediterranean and Latin America) .

Based in Paris , in addition to direct workshops with his students, he spends a great part of its activity for AID2A (International Association for the Development of Aikido and Aikishintaiso ) .

His teaching focuses largely to replace martial arts in the perspective of their dual vocation of martial discipline and artistic practice.

He also collaborates with arts either as musician and composer, in the Héliotropion Company either as a trainer or adviser .

” And if you can not be with the one you love , honey Love the one you’re with “

Stephen Stills


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Date Event
01/12/2018 - 02/12/2018 Matoian Shihan - Aikido seminar in Marseille