Christopher S. Field, 5th Dan,
Field Sensei founded Austin Iwama Aikido in 2010. Field
Sensei is a Godan (5th degree black belt) with over 27
years of experience
in Aikido. Field Sensei was trained by David Alexander, one of the top Iwama
Aikido teachers in America, who spent over 10 years
studying under Morihiro Saito
Shihan in Iwama, Japan. After Alexander Sensei’s
retirement, Field Sensei became the Technical
of Westlake Village Aikido
where he continued to teach until moving to Austin in 2006.
Field Sensei has also been fortunate enough
to study with many of Aikido’s top instructors
including Morihiro Saito, Hiroshi Isoyama, Shigemi Inagaki, Bill Witt, and
The Aikido training at Austin Iwama Aikido follows Saito
Shihan's traditional Aikido style and teaching methods.