Who is Max Seinsch?!

Brief and succinct

Max Seinsch at Aikikai Honbu Dōjō

Head of Aikidōkan Berlin

5. dan Aikidō, Aikikai Honbu Dōjō

Martial Arts since 1982, Aikidō since 1991

Teaching experience since 1985

 

16 years of training in Japan,

10 years of those at Aikikai Honbu Dōjō.


Publications


Martial Arts Career

Max Seinsch with Dōshu Moriteru Ueshiba at AIkikai Honbu Dōjō, Tōkyō
With Dōshu Moriteru Ueshiba at Honbu Dōjō

Since April 2016 Conductor of Free University Berlin's sports program Aikidō course

 

11th of January, 2015, Promotion to 5th dan, Aikikai Honbu Dōjō, Japan

 

Since May 2014 Member of the Grading Committee of the German Aikido Federation

 

Since June 2013 Head of Aikidōkan Berlin

 

2010-2014 Interpreter at British Aikidō Federation Summer School,

Chester

 

2010-2013 Aikidō teacher at Aikidō Dōjō am Gleisdreieck, Berlin

Member of the German Aikidō Federation

 

2000-2010 Aikidō at Aikikai Honbu Dōjō, Tōkyō

Main teachers:

  • Dōshu Ueshiba Moriteru
  • Yokota Yoshiaki Shihan
  • Kobayashi Yukimitsu Shihan

 

2007-2010 Voluntary manager of Aikikai Honbu Dōjō

May 2009 Grading to 4. dan

 

2008 Voluntary manager and interpreter at International Aikidō

Seminar in Tanabe, Japan

 

2000-2004 Participation at International Budō Seminar in Katsuura,

Japan

Organizer: Nippon Budōkan

 

1996-99 Aikidō and Kashima Shin-ryū Kenjutsu at Shiseikan,

Dōjō of Meiji Shrine, Tōkyō

Teachers:

  • Tanaka Shigeho Meiyo Kanchō
  • Inaba Minoru Kanchō

1998 Grading to 1. dan

 

1993-97 Seiryūkai Aiki-Jūjutsu, Tōkyō

Teacher: Nishiyama Hiroshi Shihan

1995 Grading to 2. dan

 

1991-93 Aikidō at University of Cologne and Martial Arts School

Bushido

Teacher: Asai Katsuaki Shihan

 

1985 General Coaching Licence of German Sports Association

 

1983-91 Karate-dō and Okinawa Kobudō at Asahi Telgte e.V.

Teacher: Gisbert Krebs

6. Mai 1995 1. dan awarded

 

1982-83 Jūjutsu at Warendorfer Sportunion e.V.


Curriculum Vitae

Since 2013 Head of Aikidōkan Berlin


2011-2014 Ph.D. Candidate for Japanese Studies, University of Gent,

Belgium

 

Since 2010 Aikidō teacher at Aikidō Dōjō am Gleisdreieck, Berlin

 

1999-2010 Lecturer at several universities in Tōkyō,

Keiō Gijuku University and Waseda University among others

 

2004-2006 regular TV appearance in NHK “German Conversation”

 

1994-2006 Lecturer at several private language schools and cultural

institutes,

Asahi Culture Center among others

 

1995-2000 Graduate School and M.A. for Japanese Studies at Sophia

University, Tōkyō

 

1996 Japanese Proficiency Test 1. kyū (highest level) passed

 

1993-1995 Japanese studies at Tōkyō School of the Japanese

Language

 

1990-1993 Japanology at University of Cologne

simultaneously Japanese conversation courses at Japanese Cultural Institute, Cologne

 

1989-1990 Mathematics and Computer Science studies at University

of Münster

 

1988 High School Graduation at Private Episcopal High School

Johanneum, Ostbevern

 

Born 1967