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American Aikikai Federation, a nonprofit organization, aims to cultivate and advise the practice and teachings of aikido as endorsed by the Aikikai Association, and their present headquarters, Hombu Dojo, located in Tokyo, Japan and its founder Morihei Ueshiba.
The goal of American Aikikai Federation 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. True budo that comes from the unification of technique, body, and heart. The budo, which will manifest itself. One that does not depend upon the technique, but rather relies upon the heart of the practitioner.
To walk this path, modern aikidoka needs to get back to the very roots of Aikido. The place, where these roots and traditions are cultivated and kept alive is its place of origin – Japan's Hombu Dojo.
Unlike other politically and fiscally oriented
American Aikikai Federation 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.
All members of American
Aikikai Federation are certified by
Hombu Dojo, and
American Aikikai Federation has the blessing from
Moriteru Ueshiba and is recognized by
To promote fairness American Aikikai Federation 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.