A message from Dojo-cho to people interested in beginning Aikido

Aikido is not an easy martial art.  However, it is accessible to anyone who has a desire to train.  During your practice you will go through high and low points, at times you will feel overjoyed and fulfilled.  At other times you will feel exhausted.  Whichever the case, as you walk along Aikido’s “path” you will have countless eye-opening encounters, learn about your own self, and refine your ability to judge and make decisions.

Through the practice of of Aikido, it is possible to experience the process of personal growth in harmony with others and your surroundings.

– Okamoto, Yoko

Shochugeiko 2018

Shochugeiko (Summer Intensive Training) will be coming to Kiku Matsu Wednesday July 18 through Sunday July 22, 2018. Regular adult and children’s classes will be cancelled during this time. We hope you will join us for one or more sessions. For more information on the event, click here.

Everyone has a spirit that can be refined, a body that can be trained in some manner, a suitable path to follow. You are here to realize your inner divinity and manifest your innate enlightenment.

Morihei Ueshiba