A Chat with Kimeshinkan Aikido Dojo
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
This is a traditional Japanese dojo. Sincere training, with heavy emphasis on Japanese protocol. All sincere students who want to train in the way of harmony are welcome. All rank is earned by way of sincere training. There are no sign up fees or contracts payment is by the month.
What's one tip for first-time students that will make them feel like veterans?
Come to train with loose fitting clothes. Come to train with an open mind about martial arts, and Aikido in particular. this is a body art, so you will have to be open about moving your body.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
I am inspired by 13 years of training. Many, many seminars of training with master teachers. Also a trip to train in japan also sparked me to open my own dojo, to share in the love I have for Aikido and the ways of Japan.
What do you love most about your job?
Training with people who are sincere, and working with other people who really enjoy learning.