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Desert Aikikai - Chief Instructor


Suzanne Gonzales-Webb Sensei began her Aikido training in Ventura, California under the direction of Nobuo Iseri Shihan in 1992.


After moving to San Diego, Webb Sensei continued her Aikido study under TK Chiba Shihan, traveling to his local and international seminars, working in the San Diego Aikikai office assisting Mrs. Chiba and the late Hugo Harada, eventually becoming TK Chiba's personal secretary handling much of his worldwide correspondence-until his passing in June 2015.


Webb Sensei continues to train regularly at US and International Birankai and USAF-East seminars. She is currently registered with Hombu Dojo and Birankai North America holding the rank of Yondon (4th Degree Black Belt).


Webb Sensei is a Birankai certified instructor (Shidoin). Her classes include progressive development of students as a whole through basic and advanced Aikido techniques.


Webb Sensei is the Chief Instructor at Desert Aikikai, located in Mesa, Arizona---instructing traditional aikido body arts and weapons , utilizing stretching, strength training, and additional conditioning drills to develop physical coordination, flexibility, core strength and endurance for both adults and children alike.


Background photo is copyrighted (c) by Gene Hanson and used with his expressed written permission.