William Doonan, the instructor at Chenango Aikido in Norwich, NY has trained for 25 years under Paul Kang, Christine Jordan, and Ken Nisson Senseis at Bond Street Dojo in New York City. William has also served as an instructor for over 20 years. He holds the Godan rank, (5th degree black belt) received from Mitsugi Saotome Shihan, a direct student of the founder of Aikido, Morihei Ueshiba. Saotome Sensei is head instructor of the Aikido Schools of Ueshiba (ASU). ASU dojos can be found all over the world.