Instructors

Shihan (Instructor)

Andrew Williamson Shihan –┬áRokudan (6th black belt)

  • Director ASC
  • Assistant Technical Director: Shinryukan & NZ Aikikai Federation
  • Born 1961. Commenced training 1979 under Takase Shihan in Auckland, New Zealand. Moved to Christchurch in 1989. Established Aikido Shinryukan Canterbury in 1990.
  • Award the title of Shihan in 2017.

Shidoin (Instructors)

Irene Williamson – Rokudan (6th black belt)

  • Chief Instructor
  • Dojo-cho: Burnside Dojo
  • Born 1962. Commenced training in 1981 under Takase Shihan in Auckland, New Zealand. Moved to Christchurch in 1990. Established Aikido Shinryukan Canterbury.

Gary Crooks – Godan (5th black belt)

  • Born 1974. Commenced training 1993 under Andrew Williamson Sensei in Christchurch.

Din Mamat – Yondan (4th black belt)

  • Gained yondan in 2011

Terry Mah – Yondan (4th black belt)

  • Gained yondan in 2011

Shane Goodwin – Yondan (4th black belt)

  • Gained yondan in 2013
  • Junior gradings coordinator

Colin Grealy – Yondan (4th black belt)

  • Gained yondan in 2016

Fukushidoin (Assistant instructors)

Chris Lineham – Sandan (3rd black belt)

Peter Clayton Jones – Sandan (3rd black belt)

Warren Reynolds – Sandan (3rd black belt)

Steve Redmond – Sandan (3rd black belt)

Peter Fitzpatrick – Sandan (3rd black belt)