Australian Gyokushin Ryu Aikido Federation
The Australian Gyokushin ryu Federation (AGRAF) was founded in 2016 by Jon Marshall Shihan with the aim of spreading the art of Gyokushin Ryu Aikido and providing support and nurturing future students as well as developing instructors. This was authorised by the founder who awarded Jon the rank of Shihan and the title of Shibucho of the Oceania region and more recently South-east Asia.
The goals of the association is to spread Gyokushin ryu both in Australia and abroad and have direct access to the teachings of Washizu Sensei as well as the ability to train directly under him at the Honbu Dojo in Shizuoka.
All affiliated dojo within the association are eligible to have the ranks and certificates awarded directly from the honbu dojo in Shizuoka.