Contact other dojos/instructors in the area:

Dojos Tomiki-ryu Aikido
Mark Morgan, 6 dan, teaches at the Timberglen Recreation Center (3810 Timberglen Rd, Dallas, TX).
The schedule is: Tuesday 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm, Saturday 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Windsong Dojo under Nick Lowry 8 dan - sensei, friend and outstanding martial artist. This is the hombu dojo for the KazeUta Budokai, located in Oklahoma City OK.
Kyuryu Aikibudo of Eric Pearson 5 dan, iconoclastic researcher in Austin, TX.
Clear Creek Aikido in Houston TX under Tim Cleghorn 7 dan, of the American Tomiki Aikido Association (ATAA).

Shindo Muso-ryu Jodo
Shu Tou Ken (Capitol Area) Jodokai - Dan Pearson and Corey Comstock, both gomokuroku, in Washington DC
Go Dai Ko (Great Lakes) Jodokai - Rich Friman, gomokuroku, in Milwaukee WI

Denton Junior Optimist Judo Club - our recommendation for kids' classes
The Dojo of Traditional Japanese Martial Arts - website for Eishin-ryu Iaido under John Ray 8d kyoshi, also traditional Okinawan Uechi-ryu karate under Gregg Webber 6d shihan. Located in Denton TX, see here for map and schedule.
Clear Lake Iaido, teaching Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu under Emily Egan sensei, 6 dan.

Some other web sites you might want to see:

KazeUta Budokai Forum (with video instruction)
Discussions on the Front Porch (Principles of Fugakukai Aikido)
Aikido Journal (formerly Aiki News)
Aikido FAQ

Nihon Jodokai website (Japanese)
Good new English site on classical Jodo in Japan
"Shelby Budo - Jodo" has a TON of links
Pasi Hellsten's site, featuring Jodo, Tanjo-jutsu and Iai
Pascal Krieger's European Jodo Federation

USJA web site
Neil Ohlencamp's great Judo info site
Judo web forum
Gene LeBell Enterprises

Jim Breen's WWWJDIC kanji resources
Kim Taylor's JOURNAL OF JAPANESE SWORD ARTS and other info
Jimmy Crow, outstanding t-shirt maker (has some good info about scotch and sushi)
Sword Forum International - Japanese Swordsmanship Arts (more yakkers)

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