Instructor Sensei William McLuskie
William McLuskie is the Chief Instructor of Water Oak Aikikai. He is a Godan (5th Degree Black Belt) and a Shidoin (Certified Senior Instructor and Examiner). These were both issued by Ueshiba Doshu and Y. Yamada Shihan through the Aikido Hombu Dojo in Japan, the International Aikido Federation and the United States Aikido Federation.
Sparks Martial Arts offers Aikido classes Monday at 8PM and Friday at 7:30PM.
McLuskie Sensei is a certified instructor within the United States Aikido Federation. As such, he is authorized by Yamada Shihan and the USAF Technical Committee to teach and promote Aikido students. McLuskie Sensei is the developer of Aiki Cane. Aiki Cane is a selfdefense format using a standard walking cane and Aikido principles. He is also an active student of Shindo Muso Ryu Jodo, Muso Shinden Ryu Iaido and ZNKR Iaido.
McLuskie Sensei has a strong understanding of martial arts and self-defense. As the son of a U.S. Marine, he lived on Okinawa, Japan for 10 years. Professionally he has travelled across the United States and Germany as a consultant and has often had to use his knowledge and skills in everyday life.