Instructor

 

Asim Hanif is the Chief Instructor of Valley Aikido. Hanif Sensei is known for his soft yet powerful technique. His coaching is clear and insightful, looking to push each student to his or her edge. He is a strict adherent of the basics while stressing continual self examination.
Hanif Sensei began martial arts training in 1972. In 1994 he was introduced to aikido and has been a passionate student of the art ever since.
He is currently ranked at 5th dan, certified by Aikido World Headquarters in Japan. Hanif Sensei is a student of Clyde Takeguchi 7th dan of Capital Aikikai (Md).