Instructors

Kent Krumvieda

Kent Krumvieda is Head Instructor and Dojo-cho. He has a black belt in Iaido and Aikido.

Reina Watanabe

Reina began practicing Aikido in 2010 at Tanshinjuku under Kei Izawa Sensei and Mariquita Izawa Sensei. Alongside her training in Aikido, Reina also practiced Iaido under Steve Shaw Sensei. She initially began training in Aikido and Iaido as a way to explore her Japanese heritage, and learn valuable self-defense techniques, practical for a young-woman. Since joining Tanshinjuku, Reina has participated in numerous seminars and demonstrations, and received the rank of Shodan in Aikido and Iaido in 2018. Since earning Shodan, Reina has become an instructor in Iaido, and aspires to further her learning through teaching.