Helmut FlossHelmut Floss began his study of Aikido in 1991 at the Seattle School of Aikido. He subsequently moved to Two Cranes Aikido, where he directed the children and teens program from 2000 to 2009. He then returned to the Seattle School of Aikido to direct our children and teens program, using his experience and expertise to bring vitality to the dojo's training programs.

Helmut teaches children and adults. He holds the rank of yondan (4th degree black belt), as well as the rank of sandan (3rd degree black belt) in Aikibojitsu (long staff), and was awarded his instructor's license by Tom Read. Helmut is also a student of Icho Ryu Aikibudo.

Evan BucyEvan Bucy began studying Aikido in 1995 (at age 3) in the Two Cranes Aikido Children's Program. He has studied under Helmut Floss from 1995 - present, obtaining the rank of shodan in 2008.

Evan transferred to Seattle School of Aikido in 2013 to study Icho Ryu from Neil Yamamoto, and teaches the Aikido Kids Class under the supervision of Helmut Floss.

Evan has also casually studied other martial arts including Krav Maga, Muay Thai, Kali, Aikibojitsu, Jeet Kune Do, and Silat.