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Chief Instructor Chris Mills

Sensei Fukushidoin

Mills Sensei holds a Godan (5th degree black belt) in USAF Aikido and has been teaching on Bainbridge Island since 1990. Sensei also holds a Sandan (3rd degree black belt) in Ishi Yama Ryu Battojutsu and Shodan (1st degree black belt) in Zan Totsu Ryu Aikido.

Mills Sensei founded Island Aikido Tonbo Dojo in 1996


Thomas Browning Sensei
Adult Aikido

I have studied Aikido for nearly 20 years under the guidance of Mills Sensei. In 2014, Yamada Sensei granted me the rank of Shodan. My Teaching passion is to develop our physical, mental, and spiritual potential though growing Ki, our life force energy. We learn to ride Ki within Aikido movement, blend Ki with our training partners and experience the expansive Ki flow of the universe.


Ellie Dacek Sensei
Adult Kenjutsu


Lenny Moerchen Sensei
Little Kids Aikido


Dave Lashmet Sensei
Kids Kenjutsu

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