Instructors

 

Our instructors have over 35 years of experience, including international certifications.

 
 
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Dave Reneski

Reneski Sensei began his career in martial arts by studying Karate Do, Aikido,  Iaido, and Jui Jitsu under master teachers for the past 40 years.   In 1993 Dave competed in the World Championships in Yokohama Japan and won Grand Champion.  He was nationally ranked for over 5 years in Open Circuit Karate. He specializes in practical use of JO staff (Jodo) and has trained in multiple philosophies.   Dave is a General Manager for Industrial Automation working with high tech manufacturing around the globe.

Martial Art Rank includes:

  • Karate Do - San Dan (3rd Degree Blackbelt)
  • Aikido -  Sho Dan (1st Degree Blackbelt)
  • Toyama Ryu Iaido -  Sho Dan 
  • Sports Chanbara - San Dan
  • Jodo - San Dan
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Paul Bohlman

Bohlman Sensei began his career in martial arts by studying Tae Kwon Do, Aikido,  Iaido, and Kendo under master teachers around the globe for the past 30 years.  In 1989 he began his Aikido training in Sterling Heights, Michigan.   After moving to California in 2006 he continued to expand his study of Aikido under Shihan Robert Nadeau.   During this time he was part of the teaching staff at Aikido of Mountain View.   Recently he relocated back to Michigan and founded Aikido of Bloomfield.   Paul is an IT Executive working with Fortune 100 companies around the globe.

Martial Art Rank includes:

  • Aikido - San Dan (3rd Degree Black Belt)
  • Toyama Ryu Iaido -  San Dan & Class A Instructor
  • Tae Kwon Do - NI Dan (2nd Degree Black Belt)