Sensei Walther von Krenner began studying martial arts in 1957. He has studied with many extra-ordinary sensei, including Ueshiba Morihei (O'Sensei), Ueshiba Kisshomaru (Doshu), Tohei Koichi and Takahashi Isao.
He has instructed police and military organizations, taught thousands of students and traveled the United States giving seminars on Aikido. He was interviewed in issue #119 of Aikido Journal and was inducted into the Martial Arts Hall of Fame in 2000.
Sensei von Krenner is the author of two books on Aikido and also writes for the Aikido Journal (print magazine) in Europe. His latest book, Aikido Ground Fighting (with Damon Apodaca and Ken Jeremiah), was released in 2013.
8th Dan USMA American Aikido
4th Dan Judo
Ken McCaskill (Yon-dan) began training in 1990, took a break of several years and returned in 1998.
Our school is a membership Dojo. While we do not believe in contracts, we do charge a one-time initiation fee and a monthly membership fee. New members gain a variety of benefits, including equipment discounts, access to the formidable lending library, but most importantly, they gain access to all core classes featuring one-on-one instruction with a world class Aikido teacher.
Initiation Fee: $50
Monthly Membership: $65
Initiation Fee: $40
Monthly Membership: $40 ($25 for registered Aikido students).
We offer group discounts on our membership fees:
- Family Discount (to all registered family members): 20%
- Student Discount: 10%
- Military Discount (extended to both active service and veterans): 10%
- Select Area Business Employee Discount: 10% (Our list of local businesses is always expanding. Please check with your employer or contact us directly. )
We also offer discounts on short-term classes and affordable mat fees for visitors.
Guests are always welcome.