Thank you for visiting Glendale Aikikai online.

Glendale Aikikai is a community-based dojo, through the auspices of Glendale Parks and Recreation, dedicated to the training and education of Aikido.

AIKIDO is a Japanese martial art that teaches practical techniques and personal development by focusing mind, body and spirit attained through honest training.  In Aikido, the goal is self-development.  There are no competitions and strong emphasis is placed upon practicing in a spirit of cooperation.

Founded in 1984 by Mark Adachi, 5th dan, Chief Instructor, Glendale Aikikai provides a safe and friendly training environment filled with positive energy and support for individual growth.  This is a great place to start your journey on the path of classical warriorship.

We welcome you to stop by and observe our class.

Glendale Aikikai is a member of the Aikido Schools of Ueshiba (ASU) headed by Mitsugi Saotome Shiha, a direct student of the founder of Aikido.  The ASU is affliliated with the Aikido World Headquarters in Tokyo Japan.


How to Begin:

The dojo has classes every Monday, Thursday and Saturday, at which anyone is welcome. This includes beginners. Registration is through the Glendale Parks and Recreations Department and can be accomplished onsite.