Knoxville Aikido Dojo

J.J. Tracy has over twenty years of martial arts training and instructing experience.

  • Chief Instructor of Knoxville Aikido Dojo since 1993
  • 3rd degree black belt in Aikido
  • 3rd degree black belt in Shotokan Karate
  • 2nd degree black belt in Hakko-ryu Ju Jutsu
  • Chief Instructor at the UT Karate Club from 1986 to 1988

Andy Welshan has over twenty years of martial arts training and instructing experience.

  • Assistant Chief Instructor of Knoxville Aikido Dojo since 2008 
  • 3rd degree black belt in Aikido
  • 3rd degree black belt in Isshinryu Karate
  • Assistant Instructor of MBC Karate in Maryville

Jeff Macklin has over fifteen years of martial arts training and instructing experience.

  • 2nd degree black belt in Aikido
  • 2nd degree black belt in Iaido
  • 1st degree black belt in Isshinryu Karate
  • NRA certified firearms instructor
  • Certified personal trainer and biomechanical consultant

Sam Davis has over eight years of martial arts training and three years instructing experience.

  • 2nd degree black belt in Aikido
  • Is currently pursuing ranking in Iaido