Salvatore LaCorte, Chief Instructor - North Coast Aikikai
Sensei LaCorte has practiced Aikido since 1980. He began his training under Sensei L.Vecchio - Shihan (7th dan) Chief instructor of Aikido of Cleveland and Sensei Y. Yamada Shihan (8th dan) head of the United States Aikido Federation. Sensei has taught adult and kids programs for Lakeland Community College, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, Willoughby Police Explorers and Cleveland Forbes House. He enjoys working with kids and adults who come to experience Aikido.
Currently he holds the rank of 6th dan Shidoin through the United States Aikido Federation, (USAF)
Personal Comment: "Aikido is a journey not a destination"