The dojo instructors continue to train under Yoshimitsu Yamada Sensei, 8th dan – a direct disciple of Morihei Ueshiba (Aikido’s founder), and the United States Aikido Federation’s master instructors (Shihan).

KazThe chief instructor is Kazuho Nishida – he is a certified Aikido instructor (Shihan) through the USAF and Aikikai Foundation in Japan. He holds a 6th degree black belt and is a certified instructor in Muso Shinden Ryu Iaido, collectively studying both arts for the last 40 years.