Sarah Grant

Trustee, Aikido Mountain West

Biography

Sarah began practicing martial arts in 1987 with Cuong Nhu Oriental Martial Arts, a Vietnamese style which has its roots in Shotokan Karate and combines aspects of Aikido, Judo, Wing Chun, Vovinam, Tai Chi Chuan, and Boxing. She trained and instructed in this style for many years and achieved rank of Nidan in Cuong Nhu before deciding to focus on some of the styles Cuong Nhu was founded on. She trained for several years in Judo receiving her Shodan in 2008 before becoming involved with Aikido in late 2013. She is currently a Shodan in Aikido and has been training with Aikido Mountain West since it's inception. Having served on several board of directors for a variety of organizations and having been involved in martial arts for multiple years she hopes to bring a unique, diversified and experienced voice to the board of directors to help support with the continuance of a strong and healthy dojo.

Credentials

  • Aikido: Shodan (1st degree black belt)
  • Cuong Nhu: Nidan (2nd degree black belt)
  • Judo: Shodan