The JionJuku Aikido Academy of Warrior Spirit was founded by John Messores Shihan, one of the most senior and respected students of Mitsugi Saotome Shihan. We hold classes 7 days a week (including mornings) and welcome visitors and students from beginner to advanced black belt.
Jion Juku - The Aikido Academy of Warrior Spirit
Andy Foertsch (5th Dan), Gary Clementi (4th Dan)
Address13280 66th Street North
Largo, FL 33773
Andy Foertsch Godan since 2003. Has taught at Jionjuku since 2000, an original student of John Messores since 1982-83 and original member of Jionjuku at its current location.
The JionJuku Aikido Academy of Warrior Spirit was founded by John Messores Shihan, one of the most senior and respected students of Mitsugi Saotome Shihan.
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- August 14 @ 6:30 pm - August 16 @ 1:00 pm
- August 14 @ 7:00 pm - August 16 @ 5:00 pm
- August 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
- September 18 @ 6:30 pm - September 20 @ 6:30 pm
- September 26 @ 6:30 pm - September 28 @ 12:00 pm
- October 2 - October 4