Instructors – Everton Hills

aikido sensei

Rod Nixon-Smith, 4th dan, was the foundation sensei of the Everton Hills dojo. While he has stepped back from active training he remains an occasional visitor to the dojo. He remains an important influence and mentor to our current crop of instructors.


David Shepherd Sensei (shodan). David is a long term member of Griffith Aikido who takes the adult classes on Monday and Saturday.


Michelle Roderick Sensei (shodan). Michelle is in charge of the Aikikids classes and also instructs in the adults class as needed.