erwin and joe 2.JPG

Erwin Ricafort, Sandan

Erwin Ricafort began his budo training in 1982. His martial arts background includes Tae Kwon Do and Shotokan Karate. In 1991 he began training in Aikido under Kevin Sparkman.  In 2005 he has also began studying Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto Ryu under Phil Relnick.  Ricafort Sensei often to attends Aikido seminars and continues training with Mitsugi Saotome, head instructor for Aikido Schools of Ueshiba.  He enjoys studying other various combat related arts expanding his knowledge in weapons and empty hand techniques. He is a dentist in Murfreesboro, TN.