Chief Instructor Steve Earle has practiced aikido since 1970 and trained for over ten years in Japan. He has been affiliated with Aikido Schools of Ueshiba under Saotome Mitsugi Shihan since 1992. He is author of "Heaven’s Wind: The Life and Teachings of Nakamura Tempu" and co-translator of Saotome Shihan’s, "A Light on Transmission."
Tobin Foster has practiced aikido since 1992. He holds the rank of sandan (3rd dan) from Aikido Schools of Ueshiba under Saotome Mitsugi Shihan.
Joe Montague has over 45 years of experience in aikido and other Japanese martial arts.