Steve Matthews, Godan
Steve Matthews began training in Aikido in 1993 under Tom and Mary McIntire of Nashville Aikikai. He was promoted to Godan in 2019, He travels frequently to Aikido seminars and also studies under Mitsugi Saotome Sensei. His enthusiasm in martial arts has also led him to study other arts such as Tae Kwon Do and Small Circle Jiujutsu. Matthews Sensei is married and is a Registered Land Surveyor.