Aikido is Budo, a non-competitive art based on the philosophy and martial arts of the Japanese Samurai. It is an excellent fitness activity, effective self-defense, and a way of improving our relationships with others. Aikido helps to teach us not to defeat others, but to learn to control ourselves.
Mondays and Thursdays 7:10 - 7:50 PM
Starting November 2nd
(next course starting 2018 January 8th and 11th)
Learn the basics of Aikido
Akira Kushida-sensei, 7th Degree Black Belt
Genyokan Dojo headquarters for
Aikido Yoshokai Association of North America,
a non-profit educational organization.
No equipment purchase is needed. Exercise wear, covering
knees and elbows. Uniform optional. Minimum age 14.
Fee: $50 for 6 classes
Class registration at
3796 Plaza Drive, Suite 3, Ann Arbor, Michigan 734.662.4686
Aikido Aikido - Calligraphy by Kushida-sensei
Starting Aikido View details
Genyokan beginner's course schedule for adults:
  • >November 2017 Session
    Monday - November 2nd (New 6-class Beginner Course - same 6 classes meets Mondays and Thursdays)
  • >January 2018 Session
    Monday - January 8 or
    Thursday - January 11
View the complete Genyokan Class Schedule.

Kyu Rank Exams
Spectators welcome. Testing dates for the Genyokan Dojo:
  • >February 21, 2017
  • >April 11, 2017
  • >June 13, 2017
  • >August 15, 2017
  • >October 10, 2017
  • >December 12, 2017
Testing start time - 6:00 PM.

Dan (Black Belt) Exams
Spectators welcome. Testing dates for the Genyokan Dojo:
  • >June 4, 2017
  • >November 5, 2017
Testing start time - 10:00 AM.

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