Welcome to Kiku Matsu Dojo

Established in 2005, Kiku Matsu Dojo serves as the headquarters of the Aikido World Alliance (AWA), offering high-quality training in the Japanese martial art of Aikido.  Our dojo also offers Karate as well an hosting the Chicago Buddhist Meditation Group.

We have classes 7 days a week and on-going students may attend as many classes as they like. Those who would like to get a taste of Aikido are invited to take our 4-week introductory course.

Sign up to attend our upcoming Free Adult Aikido Class, March 11, 2020 @ 6:00pm.

What is Aikido and what you can get from training

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2 weeks ago

Kiku Matsu Dojo

Dojo-cho Laura DeGraff-sensei demonstrating overhead cut defense against Sato-Shihan, head of the aikido world alliance! #chicagomartialarts #lincolnsquarechicago #aikidowomen ...

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I really miss you guys!!

I believe you got Sensei’s attention with that Sankyo Laura DeGraff Sensei

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1 month ago

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Sato-sensei taking ukemi for Joel Augustin! With breakfall!! ...

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After all these years I still enjoy watching Sato Sensei

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2 months ago

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If you've ever been curious what an aikido class looks like, here's a video to de-mystify the experience! ...

2 months ago

Kiku Matsu Dojo

End of year cleaning will start at 1pm tomorrow, Sunday Dec. 29. All are welcome to join. Sensei will be teaching the 3pm class followed by a toast to the New Year. Hope you can make it!! ...

3 months ago

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Orpheus Hawkins and Andrew Teska practicing Jodan Tsuki techniques. Classes Monday 6:00pm-7:00pm and 7:10pm-8:00pm.

#aikido #martialarts #budo #aikidoworldalliance Aikido World Alliance
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Nice, Orpheus!! Cool, energetic flow with Andrew. I love it! 💜

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