Jason (shodan) started at Ikazuchi in 2007 and received his black belt from Matsuoka Sensei in 2013. Since beginning aikido, he has maintained a dedicated and consistent practice, training five days a week. He is the primary instructor for the UCI Aikido program and developed the curriculum for the dojo’s conditioning class. He is committed to his own development as a martial artist, and is equally dedicated to the development of his fellow dojo students.
Jason is the founder of a successful regional flooring company. He uses aikido principles to improve his business, and structures his business to provide him with a work / life balance that allows him to pursue his path as a martial artist.