San Francisco Bay Area Tomiki Aikido

Instructors

Sensei Warren Pottebaum
Warren Pottebaum holds a fourth degree black belt. Warren has been practicing Aikido for over 20 years and has been teaching Aikido in Berkeley for the past 13 years. He began his studies under Sensei Robert Dziubla (8th dan) who was a direct student of Kenji Tomiki, the founder of Shodokan (Tomiki) Aikido. Warren studied for one year at the Shodokan Hombu dojo in Osaka, Japan with Shihan Tetsuro Nariyama (9th dan)

Sensei Ash Morgan
Ash Morgan holds a fourth degree black belt. Like Warren, Ash began his training under Sensei Dziubla and continues his training with Sensei Nettles. He has also studied at the Shodokan Hombu dojo in Osaka, Japan with Shihan Tetsuro Nariyama (9th dan). Ash has been practicing aikido for over 15 years and teaching for over eight years. Ash also trains in Takamura-ha Shindo Yoshin Ryu, a traditional koryu jujitsu.