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The Instructor

          "I would like to thank your kind staff not only for their skill and teaching ability, but for their patience, understanding, and gentleness with the children."

Senpai Okuma instructs two youth students

McBratney Sensei, the creator of the Mumonkan-Do Aikido Youth Program, is the father of six children and lives in Orange County, California. He began his Aikido training in 1985, and began teaching Aikido in 1991. He holds a Master of Science Degree in the field of Exercise Physiology. McBratney Sensei is currently on a leave of absence in order to spend more time with his wife and six children.

Senpai Okuma is currently teaching the Youth Class on Wednesday evenings. Senpai Okuma has been a dedicated student of Aikido at the Mumonkan-Do Aikido dojo since 1988. He brings to the Youth Program not only his extensive knowledge of Aikido, but also his patience, joy, and enthusiasm.

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