Instructor Qualifications and Experience:Brian has served as an instructor in the NIU and DeKalb community since 1986.
Associations with which club holds membership:Midwest Aikido Federation
Club Purpose and/or Objectives: To promote respect and understanding for another culture through the study and practice of Aikido. To study Japanese language, culture, and tradition, all of which are integral to the study of Aikido. To promote awareness of Aikido on the NIU campus. To interact with other cultural diversity groups at NIU, and support their organizations. To develop and maintain an affiliation with the Northern Illinois Aikikai, the Midwest Aikido Federation, and the United States Aikido Federation.