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John Lesko
07-26-2009, 02:10 PM
I discovered aikido at the Dale City Aikikai becoming a shodan in 2007. When asked how long I've studied the martial arts, my favorite reply is, "Obviously not long enough." I have wrestled, boxed, and studied various combative styles through out a 20+ year military career. I now work as a certified group facilitator and as an executive decision coach applying the philosophy of aikido to building consensus within groups and teams in the workplace.

Home dojo: Dale City Aikikai - Head Instructor is Sensei Jerry Roy. Members of our dojo study under and are affiliated w/ Sensei Gordon Sakamoto, USAF, Northern Virginia Aikikai.

07-26-2009, 02:22 PM
Hi John,

Welcome to AikiWeb and thank you for your introduction.

-- Jun

07-26-2009, 08:45 PM

07-27-2009, 10:11 AM
Hi John,