Instructors

our instructors

  • Ashley Hennessy
    Ashley Hennessy Sensei (7th Dan) started his formal martial arts training in 1981 and Aikido training in 1984. He has been teaching martial arts…
  • Dwayne Johnson
    Dwayne Johnson (6th Dan) has a black belt in Gojo Ryu Karate and Shorin Ryu Karate. He started Yoshinkan Aikido in 1999 receiving his Godan…
  • Garry Harper
    Garry Harper (5th Dan) is a Londoner who earned his Business Management Certificate through Fanshawe College. Garry has been practicing Yoshinkan Aikido since 1997…
  • Aaron Steenholdt
    Aaron Steenholdt (5th Dan)has been studing Yoshinkan Aikido under Hennessy Sensei since 2002. Aaron received his Nidan ranking in 2007, and is registered with…
  • Rob Howe
    Rob Howe (5th Dan) began studying Aikido in 1993 achieving the rank of 1st Kyu in 1995. After an eight year absence, Rob returned…
  • Gary Lietch
    Gary Lietch (4th Dan) began martial arts training in 1982 and holds a 2nd Dan Black Belt in Taekwon Do. He started Yoshinkan Aikido in…