RIP Matthew Holland Shihan

Written on March 4, 2022

We are saddened by the news of the passing away of Matthew Holland Shihan 7th Dan.

Aikido has been active in Scotland since the 1960s. The Scottish Aikido Federation organization was established in 1984 by Matthew Holland Shihan and he was its Technical Director.
Scotland has been a long time respected member of the IAF.
Holland Sensei traveled a lot throughout Scotland, the UK and overseas teaching and participating in aikido for more than 50 years.
Hereby a video from the Embukai in Japan in 2012, in Yoyogi, Tokyo, at the IAF Congress:

Scottish Aikido Federation has a special webpage dedicated to Matthew Holland Sensei, that you can reach from this link: