Gohitsu Shodo Studio lives at the intersection of Japanese Calligraphy, Martial Arts and Zen, also known as KEN ZEN SHO training.
Esteban Martinez has been training in Aikido for 22 years and holds the rank of Yondan (4th degree black belt) with Aikikai Hombu Dojo. He began practicing Japanese Calligraphy and Zen after completing the Kenshusei training in 1998 under the late Aikido and Zen Master Fumio Toyoda Shihan. Ten years later he studied calligraphy (shodo) and penmanship (shuji) under Maki Narita LaBonte through a series of personal lessons.
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