“The purpose of Aikido is to train mind and body and make an individual sincere.” — Morihei Ueshiba, Founder of Aikido
At the Indianapolis Aikikai we are dedicated to providing exceptional martial arts instruction in the Japanese martial art of aikido. To that end, our instructors and members have a wide variety martial arts experience and have traveled across the country and overseas to train with the best aikido instructors in the world.
New members are always welcome. If you are interested in learning more about aikido training, please feel free to visit our dojo (training hall) to observe a class.
Classes are held at the Indianapolis Martial Arts Center,
2060 East 54th Street, Suite 7, Indianapolis, Indiana 46220.
Please see Training Times for a complete listing of classes. Training times include all martial arts offered at the dojo (aikido, judo, jodo, and iaido).
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Please note that we just added an Iaido class on Thursday nights from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Visitors & Guests
We also welcome visiting aikidoka to train with us during your stay in Indianapolis. We are proud to have forged relationships with many aikidoka across the country as well as around the world. Guest instructors have included Higashida Sensei and Sato Sensei from Japan and Hauptmann Sensei from France.
The Indianapolis Aikikai is affiliated with Aikido Shimbokukai which is officially recognized by the Aikido World Headquarters (Hombu Dojo) and the Aikikai Foundation in Tokyo, Japan. For more information about Aikido Shimbokukai, please visit aikidoshimbokukai.org.
Please note that aikido, under the auspices of the Indianapolis Aikikai, is one of four complementary arts studied at the dojo. In addition to aikido, there are classes in judo, jodo, and iaido. For more information about judo visit SáKuru Ryu Judo – Jujutsu. For more more information about iaido visit Indy Iaido.
We are extremely fortunate to have excellent instructors for each of these martial arts.