he introduced Aikido, from which his accomplishmentsinclude the organizations from Aikido Clubs in Cebu, Manila, Quezon
City, and Quiapo. He retuned to Japan in 1965 to receive his Nidan (2nd dan) from the founder of Aikido, Morihei Uyeshiba before his death in 1969. In 1968, he received his Sandan (3rd dan) under Koichi Tohei.
After five years in the Philippines, Galarpe decided to come back to Guam to establish his home and raise family with
his wife, Gloria. Galarpe continued to practice Aikido and later formulated the presently existing School of Self-Defense-Aikido in Tamuning, Guam. In 1972, the school was born. Galarpe worked for the
University of Guam’s Police Science Academy to teach Physical Education (Aikido) to students and to officers of the Guam Police Department.
In 1974, he received his Yodan (4th dan) in Japan from Tohei Sensei. To this day, “School” remains.