Myrthe Kaandorp began her martial arts practice in 1991 and aikido in 1995. She started out at the ASD Dojo in the Netherlands as a student of Kientz, Bacas and Ladavas Sensei, following the late Fujita Shihan. In 2005, she started attending seminars by Shimamoto Shihan throughout Europe and Israel. This carried on by regularly visiting the Shosenji Dojo of Shimamoto Shihan in Osaka since 2008, and in 2012 she had the opportunity to practice there for three months. In 2013, she became a member of the Musha Shugyo Dojo.
Myrthe currently holds a 3rd dan in aikido.