William Buckner
01 Oct

William Buckner

William Buckner began his martial arts training in June of 1968, studying Aikido and Kodokan Judo and was an active Judo competitor. He was a member of the Board of Instructors at the Aikido Institute of America in Los Angeles and Chief Instructor of Aikido at the University of Southern California . In 1998, William joined the Shin Do Kan dojo and holds dan ranks from Shin Shi Toitsu Aikido (Nidan), the Goleta Aiki Kai (Rokudan), and in Kodokan Judo (Shodan). As a strong supporter of the dojo and an attorney of his own firm, William has dedicated himself to helping and insuring the continued presence of the dojo.