Warren Jones, president and director of Aikido United, has been a student and practitioner of the martial arts for over 40 years and has trained with many teachers in the United States and Japan.
He was initiated into the martial arts by the late Rev. Dennis Perdue. He is also a direct student of the late Aikido Shihan Fumio Toyoda, with whom he trained for over 25 years. Jones Sensei has also received the mokuroku or scroll of kaiden (transmission complete) in jujitsu from the late M. Tanouye, with whom he studied jujitsu for over 20 years.