Mike Gallo, President, 6th Dan
Gallo Sensei has been teaching Aikido for 32 years and training in martial arts for over 55 years. He currently holds the rank of rokudan (6th degree black belt) in Aikido issued by Aiki Hombu Dojo (Aikido Head Dojo) in Tokyo, Japan. On November 26, 2015 Gallo Sensei received his Menkyo Shihan 7th Dan in Daito Ryu Aik Jujitsu. His training in other martial arts includes: Yanagi Ryu Aiki Jujitsu, Shotokan, and Kenpo Karate, as well as a number of weapons arts.
I have had the Great fortune to train with the following Aikido Masters.
Second Doshu: Ushebia, Kissomaru, O’Sensei’s Son.
Third Doshu: Ushebia, Moitaru, O’Sensei’s Grandson.
The Following were my personal Shihans:
Chiba, Kasuo 8th Dan.
Kubo, Tsutomu 8th Dan.
Toyoda, Fumio 6th Dan.