John Sorensen


John SorensenMaster John Sorensen • 6th Degree Black Belt • Senior Instructor
John began his martial arts training in 1990 at American University under Grand Master Roberts Jr. and received his 1st dan in 1998. As a teacher, John focuses on refining fundamentals and exploring practical applications of techniques from the forms. In addition to his training at Kim Studio, John has studied a variety of martial arts including judo, bagua and hsing-i as well as aikido and iaido while living in Japan. He brings an eclectic approach to studying and understanding the Kim Studio tradition.

John is also the DC Metro Area Study Group leader for Daito Ryu Aikijujutsu under Roy Goldberg Sensei. For more information on joining the study group email

Teaching Schedule:
Mixed Belt classes—Thursday from 7:30-9:00PM