Class Times & Information

Class is open to anyone of 14 years of age or older. Your uniform or clothing should be clean and neat with no large graphics or slogans. If you do not have a martial arts uniform, long pants and a durable top/shirt are recommended (especially for new students).

Practice will be conducted on the mat. No shoes should be worn on the mat, and they should be removed before stepping onto the practice space. When entering and leaving the mat it is customary to bow before stepping on the mat, and before stepping off.

Loose or protruding jewelry should not be worn on the mat or during practice. The dojo should be kept neat and clean.

Visitors and guests are welcome to observe class, but must remain in the designated practice area. Participation in class is not allowed without a signed waiver of liability.

Class Times

Monday
6:45 pm - 8:45 pm

Thursday
6:45 pm - 8:45 pm


Class Location

Calvary Bible Church Floor #2
1459 S 81st Street
West Allis WI 53214

Email us at: wissportaikidoclub@outlook.com


Instructors

Matt Sensei

Matthew Fanning - Ni Dan
Club Instructor

Fanning Sensei began Aikido in 1998 at the South Shore YMCA in Cudahy Wisconsin under the his instructor Mark Bartram. In addition to Aikido, Fanning Sensei has studied Judo, Jujitsu, Taekwondo, and Escrima. His dedication to Aikido has lead him to create the Wisconsin Sport Aikido Club to further the art and community participation. Fanning Sensei has currently recieved the rank of Ni-Dan (2nd degree black belt) in Tomiki Aikido.

Nick Sensei

Nick Gaudynski - Yon Dan
Senior Instructor

Gaudynski Sensei has trained and obtained the rank of Yon-Dan (4th Degree Blank Belt) in Tomiki Aikido. He has also trained in Okinowan Shorin Ryu Karate and Kobudo, achieving the rank of 3rd dan and 1st dan respectively, while studying under Phillip Saur of Ki Mind and Body/Yamashita Systems. Gaudynski Sensei has also studied Judo for a number of years and has had the honor to train with the students of Waseda University, Tomiki Sensei’s original school while visiting Japan in 2009.

Alex Sensei

Alex Gaudynski - Yon Dan
Senior Instructor

Gaudynski Sensei began his study of Tomiki Aikido under Mark Bartram at the South Shore YMCA in 1991. He has obtained the rank of Yon-Dan (4th Degree Blank Belt) in Tomiki Aikido. He has also trained in Okinowan Shorin Ryu Karate and Kobudo, achieving the rank of 3rd dan and 1st dan respectively, while studying under Phillip Saur of Ki Mind and Body/Yamashita Systems. In addition he has spent a number of years training in Kodakan Judo.