Welcome to The New York Aikikai
Where the living tradition of Aikido continues

The New York Aikikai is home to chief instructor
Yoshimitsu Yamada Sensei (8th Dan, Shihan,
President of the United States Aikido Federation),
a direct student of the founder of aikido,
Morihei Ueshiba.

With over fifty-six years of history, the New York
Aikikai is the oldest continuously operating dojo in the
Continental United States. World-renowned and
respected for its traditional aikido instruction and
outstanding faculty, it offers unmatched training
opportunities for beginners and advanced students

The New York Aikikai is an international hub for aikido,
drawing students from around the world with its unique
blend of quality, tradition and innovation.