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Our Teaching Philosophy

“Spare no effort when you teach. You advance as your students advance. Do not be impatient when you teach. No one can learn everything well at one time. Perseverance is important in teaching, as are patience, kindness and the ability to put yourself in your students’ place.”
                                                                                                                                                                                              – Tohei Sensei

Joe De Capua


Rokudan (6th degree black belt)

Joe has trained in Aikido since 1982 and holds the rank of Joden in Ki Development. His teaching experience includes Aikido classes at Frederick and Germantown Community Colleges, Montgomery County Recreation Department, and South Mountain Aikido.


Tom Mundell

Retired | Co-Owner

Shodan (1st Degree Black Belt)


Charles King

Nidan (2nd Degree Black Belt) & Shoden in Ki Development


Lap-Ming Wun

Shodan (1st Degree Black Belt)


Cameron McCurry

Shodan and shoden in ki development

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