Bill Dunn 先生

Bill Dunn Sensei

Nidan (2nd degree black belt)

After practicing a number of other martial arts, Bill Dunn Sensei began studying aikido in 2004 under Dan McDougall Sensei (6th dan) at the Princeton YWCA. He has also studied under Kokikai founder Shuji Maruyama at numerous camps and seminars. Before becoming an instructor at the Princeton University dojo, Bill Sensei assisted with the YWCA's kids and teens class, and enjoys teaching as a way to pay forward and honor his own instructors.

Morris Doktor 先生

Morris Doktor Sensei

Yondan (4th degree black belt)

Morris Docktor has been practicing Aikido since 1992 at the Princeton YWCA under the instruction of Dan McDougall Sensei 6th dan, and Warren Good Sensei 4th dan. He also trains with Shuji Maruyama Sensei in seminars and camps several times every year.

Morris is a painter/sculptor/muralist. He has worked in the tri-state area for the past 35 years.

Irwin Cariaga 先生

Irwin Cariaga Sensei

Nidan (2nd degree black belt)

Initially introduced to Kokikai Aikido in Chicago 10 years earlier, Irwin Cariaga Sensei began his dedicated practice of this martial art in 2004 with Dan McDougall Sensei, 6th dan, and Mame Reynolds Sensei, 4th dan, at the Princeton YWCA. Several times each year, he also trains with Kokikai Aikido’s founder, Shuji Maruyama Sensei, in camps and senior seminars.

As an instructor at the Princeton University dojo, Irwin Sensei is committed to helping his students grow in this art and enjoy it as much as he has.

John Trask 先生

John Trask Sensei

Yondan (4th degree black belt)

John Trask Sensei has been practicing Aikido for over 23 years. He has been with the Princeton University Dojo from the very beginning.

John Trask Sensei can be reached at john.trask@johntrask.com.

Jan Hempel 先生

Jan Hempel Sensei

Yondan (4th degree black belt)

Jan Sensei has been practicing Kokikai aikido since 1991 under the instruction of Dan McDougall Sensei, 6th dan. She has also received instruction during this time directly from Kokikai founder, Shuji Maruyama Sensei, in the classes, seminars, and camps he offers in the U.S. several times a year.