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.
He is a direct student of Morihei Ueshiba, the
founder of aikido, and he is the Technical
Director of the United States Aikido Federation.
With over fifty-seven years of history, the New York
Aikikai is an international hub for aikido,
drawing students from around the world because
of its high level of aikido instruction. It
offers unmatched training for beginners and
advanced students alike.