USA Aikido Association
Chudokan Aikido Federation International
Aikido is a very traditional Japanese Martial Art that stresses harmony of the mind and body. Aikido incorporates joint locking and nerve control techniques together with dynamic throwing techniques to control and subdue an opponent.Aikido finds its roots in the Samurai fighting arts of feudal Japan. Aikido is the most popular Martial Art taught for police and other defensive tactics programs.