Welcome to Arundel Aikikai

A movement martial art - A martial art movement

I'm thrilled you are interested in martial arts, and honored you're interested in learning about Aikido here at Arundel Aikikai. Scroll down to learn about our martial arts programs and training attitude, check out our menu, submit a contact form, or just browse however you want!  It's all about YOU!

Welcome again, and...  Onegaishimasu!

One does not need buildings, money, power, or status to practice the Art of Peace. Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train.

Morihei Ueshiba, O'Sensei

Founder of Aikido

Movement Martial Arts

Discover the raw practicality of learning martial arts as movement. By ignoring the distractions of competition and sport, you will find a peaceful ability to respond to attack without being controlled by the attacker.  Whether teaching karate or aikido, Your natural growth into a fully independent and competent martial artist is the ultimate goal of budo programming. at Arundel Aikikai

Always practice the Art of Peace in a vibrant and joyful manner.

Morihei Ueshiba, O'Sensei

Martial Arts Movement

The self-defense seminars of You Defense teach core martial arts techniques grounded in the martial arts concepts of Aikido.  They are taught across multiple sessions (5 to 10 sessions), and challenge participants to redefine who they are and what they are capable of achieving!

In extreme situations, the entire universe becomes our foe; at such critical times, unity of mind and technique is essential do not let your heart waver!

Morihei Ueshiba, O'Sensei

Movement as medicine

Learn to apply the movements, stability, and balance of Aikido in your daily life with Movement You classes!  Simple, slow, and gentle movement classes taught to help those with movement disorders re-connect to a balanced self!

The key to good technique is to keep your hands, feet, and hips straight and centered. If you are centered, you can move freely. The physical center is your belly; if your mind is set there as well, you are assured of victory in any endeavor.

Morihei Ueshiba, O'Sensei

Instructors can impart only a fraction of the teaching. It is through your own devoted practice that the mysteries of the Art of Peace are brought to life.

Morihei Ueshiba, O'Sensei


Hey, if it was easy, it wouldn't be worth it!

See you on the martial arts training mat!