Aikido Kenshukai Dojo

Aikido is a path that seeks the glory of victory through the realization of self-improvement and one's dreams. It is a concrete method of training that leads one towards seeing the truth of all things and to become able to handle whatever life has in store using both mind and body. Through training one will discover and develop a greater sense of freedom from the influences of power, violence, and fear that suppresses and prevents them from realizing their full potential.


Our practice methodology employs natural, unforced movements, so that anyone can improve and progress regardless of age or level of physical fitness. Please come and join us on a life-changing journey to a new you that is happier in both mind and body.


Please feel free to come and observe our class, whether you are new to aikido, or an experienced practitioner looking to improve even more (class observations are free of charge)!


Our Aikido dojo is officially accredited by the Aikikai Foundation.

We are also a member of the Osaka Aikido Federation

We give utmost importance to making the teachings of the Founder fundamental to our practice; paying due respect to the successive generations of Aikido Doshu, and contributing to the development of Aikido. Our dojo was established in 1969 by Yamamoto Masujiro Shihan (deceased) with the help of Yamaguchi Seigo Shihan (deceased). Yamamoto Masujiro Shihan devoted himself to learning from Yamaguchi Seigo Shihan his principles and techniques over the course of a couple decades.


Our dojo's guiding ideology is to honor the principles and techniques, passed from Yamaguchi Seigo Shihan to Yamamoto Masujiro Shihan, as part of our dojo's tradition and carrying on those principles and techniques in our Aikido practice and training.


Note: Yamaguchi Seigo Shihan received instruction as an uchi-deshi (live-in student) of Aikido Founder Ueshiba Morihei, and devoted his life to teaching Aikido at Aikido Hombu Dojo. He also went abroad and taught Aikido (seminars) to many practitioners outside Japan.


(Original text by Yamamoto Masujiro Shihan (deceased), Translation by Norris)     

Aikido Kenshukai Dojo


Honorary Shihan - Yamaguchi Seigo Shihan (deceased)

(Aikikai 9th Dan, Hombu Shihan)


  Previous Chairman - Yamamoto Masujiro Shihan (deceased)

(Aikikai 7th Dan, Aikido Kenshukai Dojo Shihan)


Chairman - Yamaguchi Tetsu Shihan

(Aikikai 7th Dan, Aikido Kenshukai Dojo Shihan)


Chief Board Member - Watanabe Osamu   

To protect against the risk of transmitting illness, we ask that if you are feeling ill or unwell, to please refrain from coming to the dojo.


Practice Schedule:

Days: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays 

Time: 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. (19:00~21:00)


Please note that the second Monday of the month is closed.


Practices are held even if it falls on national holidays. 


There are no classes at the end of the year and start of the year in following Japanese norms. 

Seminar Schedule Notice

The 38th Seminar by Yamaguchi Tetsu Sensei is scheduled for May 11th and 12th 2024 .

Please check the Seminar page for more details.


The following seminar by Yamaguchi Tetsu Sensei is scheduled for June 22nd and 23rd 2024 .

Unexpected Practice Cancellations

Please note that class may be abruptly cancelled due to bad weather or other reasons.

Check our website or inquire by email to get the latest information.

Aikido Kenshukai Nakazaki Dojo Calendar

(稽古 = Regular Class) The schedule may be subject to change.

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For the most up-to-date information, please contact us by email at the address below.


June 21, 2020

The branch and affiliated dojos section has been updated (Japanese language only).

May 5, 2020

Our homepage has been updated, and several pages are now open for viewing (Japanese language only)

March 3, 2020

This is the new homepage of Aikido Kenshukai Dojo.

The old homepage ( is kept open as a legacy since it was made by our past Chairman, Yamamoto Masujiro, dating back when the Internet was just starting to take off in the 1990s.

For the latest information regarding our dojo, please stay on this here on the new homepage.


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