• Dojo


    The Aikido of Berkeley dojo is reminiscent of a Japanese temple, nestled in the heart of the city.

    Aikido weapons (Boken and Jo)

    • Rank certified by Aikikai (the home dojo in Tokyo)
    • Frequent guest instructors and seminars presented by world-renowned teachers
    • Easily accessible on foot, by car, bike, bus or BART
    • Full amenities including shower and kitchen
    • Full Uchi Deshi (apprenticeship) program
    • A sprung floor contributes to the comfort and longevity of our training

    Students advance in rank when they have completed the required minimum training hours and have passed a test administered by Feder Sensei and a board of examiners. The rank requirement worksheets below list the techniques that students are expected to know for each test.

    Testing requirements

    Adult ||  Youth

    Glossary of terms