Kiva Benton – Head Instructor
Our Head Instructor Kiva, has a deep passion for Aikido and loves to share his knowledge and skills with students. Kiva runs both adult and kids classes with an relaxed teaching style that encourages students to learn and grow through their practice.
Kiva brings with him a wealth of experience:
- 24 years Aikido Kokika
- 35 years accross various martial arts
Don’t be fooled by Simone’s smile and giggles. With 4 years Aikido experience, Simone has already achieved 1st Kyu. Simone’s enthusiasm for Aikido makes her a great teacher for kids and adults alike.
Initially from a sister Kokikai club in Brisbane, Simone has made the move to Melbourne to enjoy our glorious cold winters.
With his patience and friendly manner, Ash is great asset to our kids classes. Ash assists Kiva in running the Belgrave kid’s classes and is a favourite with our students.