Modern Japanese martial arts in New Haven
New Haven Aikikai Fire Horse Dojo
2019 Kids Aikido Camps: June 17-21 and Aug. 19-23; register on 'Pay Here' page
LOCATION: Erector Square Building 5, 315 Peck St., New Haven. (Next to Lori's Cafe.)
Aikido at New Haven Aikikai
Aikido is a modern Japanese martial art that is practiced worldwide by people of all ages. Its roots are in Japanese jujitsu, kendo and sword arts, with influence from Zen. The "do" in its name means Aikido is a martial path, practiced with a goal of self-transformation.
New Haven Aikikai - Fire Horse Dojo is a welcoming and energetic Aikido dojo. Our lineage is in the Aikikai style although we welcome Aikidoka of all backgrounds. We also offer classes in Aikido, Aikido weapons, Iaido, the art of drawing and cutting with the Japanese sword, and Zazen, or seated Zen meditation.
Begin your Aikido practice today! To try an Aikido class for the first time, please arrive 10 minutes early and wear a t-shirt and sweatpants or yoga pants. Beginners are welcome in all classes but you might want to start with a Basics class -- see the "Schedule" page for details.