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<body> <p>This page uses frames, but your browser doesn't support them. <p style="margin-left: 10; margin-top: 0; margin-right:10; margin-bottom:5"><font face="Arial" size="2"> <font color="#cc0000"><b>American Aikikai Federation</b></font>, a nonprofit organization, aims to cultivate and advise the practice and teachings of <a href="http://usaikidoassociation.com/aikido_defined_in.htm">aikido</a> as endorsed by the <a href="http://www.aikikai.or.jp/">Aikikai Association</a>, and their present headquarters, <a href="http://www.aikikai.or.jp/">Hombu Dojo</a>,&nbsp; located in Tokyo, Japan and its founder <a href="http://usaikidoassociation.com/aikido_chronology.htm">Morihei Ueshiba</a>.</font></p> <p style="margin:10; "> <font face="Arial" size="2">The goal of <font color="#CC0000"><b>American Aikikai Federation</b></font> is to create an organization that will unify aikidoka, and not divide. It is to continue the walk on the path of budo, one that was shown by the founder of aikido Morihei Ueshiba.&nbsp; True budo that comes from the unification of technique, body, and heart. The budo, which will manifest itself.&nbsp; One that does not depend upon the technique, but rather relies upon the heart of the practitioner.</font><p style="margin:10; "> <font face="Arial" size="2">To walk this path, modern aikidoka needs to get back to the very roots of Aikido.&nbsp; The place, where these roots and traditions are cultivated and kept alive is its place of origin Japan's <a href="http://www.aikikai.or.jp/"> Hombu Dojo</a>.</font><p style="margin:10; "> <font face="Arial" size="2">Unlike other politically and fiscally oriented organizations,</font><b><font face="Arial" size="2" color="#CC0000"> <br> </font></b> <font face="Arial" size="2"><font color="#CC0000"><b>American Aikikai Federation</b></font> following Japan's tradition offers its clean, modest, honest, and true guidance, support, and fellowship, at the same time searching for the unification of aikido. </font> <p style="margin:10; "> <font face="Arial" size="2">All members of <font color="#CC0000"><b>American Aikikai Federation </b></font>are certified by <a href="http://www.aikikai.or.jp/"> Hombu Dojo</a>,<font color="#CC0000"> </font>and<font color="#CC0000"><b>&nbsp; American Aikikai Federation</b></font> has the blessing from <a href="aikido_chronology.htm#Moriteru Ueshiba 1951-"> Moriteru Ueshiba</a> and is recognized by <a href="http://www.aikikai.or.jp/"> Hombu Dojo</a>.&nbsp; <br> </font><font face="Arial"><br> </font> <font face="Arial" size="2">To promote fairness <font color="#CC0000"><b> American Aikikai Federation</b> </font>arranges, endorses, and administers demonstrations, seminars, and other Aikido related events. In addition, it advances extracurricular activities of member dojos, and groundwork research, cogitation, and learning and distributes information and materials related to Aikido.</font> </body>