AIKIDO: The Way of Harmony
Takahashi Dojo has been offering Yoshinkan Aikido for over 20 years.
Aikido is a modern martial art based on the techniques and training methods of the samurai. Aikido was founded in mid 20th century by Morihei Ueshiba sensei, based on his own extensive training in Daito Ryu Jujutsu and other Japanese martial arts. The curriculum of aikido includes strikes, pins and throws.
O-Sensei Morihei Ueshiba.
Yoshinkan aikido is unique among styles of aikido in its strong emphasis on basic movement (kihon dosa) and technique (kihon waza). The purposes of repeated training in basic movement and techniques is to foster the development of a strong and supple body, a disciplined mind, and the ability to defend oneself.
Shioda Gozo,Yoshinkan Aikido founder.
All of our instructors have received their Dan (black belt) certificates from T. Kimeda sensei (9th Dan), the Chief Instructor of Aikido Yoshinkai Canada, and are certified and registered with the Aikido Yoshinkai Foundation of Japan.
Takeshi Kimeda Sensei.