Aikido at the Center

Offering a Traditional Path to Martial Arts Training

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Chief Instructor
Sensei Judith Robinson has twenty-five years of experience in the martial arts. She is a student of Hans Goto Sensei, who was an uchideshi at Iwama, Japan, training under Morihiro Saito Shihan, 9th Dan. She has also trained with Mitsugi Saotome Shihan, Bill Witt Shihan, Frank Doran Sensei, John Stevens Sensei, and Hiroshi Ikeda Sensei. She holds a sixth degree black belt in Aikido, a first degree black belt in karate and has also studied wing chun and tai chi. She is a graduate of the Model Mugging Program with certification in both single attacker and weapons disarm. She has also been a professional body guard.

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Other Instructors

Claire Conway--4th degree black belt (yondan). Claire is the director of the AikidoKids! Tucson program. She teaches the Tuesday noon class and she is also one of the kids class teachers.
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Joe Montano--Yondan (4th degree black belt). Joe teaches in the AikidoKids! program and is a back-up teacher for our adult classes. Image of Joe
Kim Barton--Sandan. Kim is a back up teacher for our adult classes and teaches in the AikidoKids! program.  Image of Kim
Ted Wu--Sandan. Ted is a back up teacher for the adult and kids classes. Image of Ted
Lenny Alvarado--Shodan. Lenny teaches the Thursday night Weapons class.
Cezanne Waid--Nidan. Cezanne teaches in our AikidoKids! program and is a backup teacher in our adult program.
Shane Cummings--Nidan. Shane teaches in our AikidoKids! program and is a backup teacher in our adult program.
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In accordance with O Sensei's directives, Aikido at the Center does not discriminate on the counts of agedness, race, sex, creed, national original, political beliefs, gender expression, or sexual orientation.

Aikido at the Center is a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization

Aikido at the Center

3045 North Stone Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85705-5924