I have been with the school since August of 2012, and have enjoyed class that I've attended. D'Antonoli Sensei is a very passionate teacher and dose everything he can to try and explain what he is teaching in terms that are at a persons level of understanding. the others students are always willing to help and and give encouragement. my original reason for join the school was that I wanted to get in better shape (which I have), but I have stayed for other reasons. some of the major reasons that I have stayed is for the less physical lesson that are taught, things like where the techniques came from and what their purpose was / is, the philosophy that come with japanese martial arts. one of the other major reason is the sense of family that the school has, everyone in the school is welcoming and kind.