Uniforms and Equipment

Ki International - uniforms, good prices, good quality. White oak bokken (under sparring).

eBogu - Good place to order your first gi (white uniform). Prices start at around $50. Check both the aikido and judo pages. Call them to discuss sizing.

Kingfisher Woodworks - Hand made, excellent quality and design, wooden weapons. Outstanding aesthetics and handling.

Blizniak's Bokkens - Hand made, exotic wood bokken and weapons. Great guy.

Stories and Writing on Aikido

Sensei Imaizumi's letter 2003

Aikido Comes Full Circle

Gecko Kubi Uchi

Terry Dobson's famous Train Story

Unending Possibilities of Harmony

From Basic to Advanced Aikido

Shin-Budo Kai Affiliated Dojos

Shin-Budo Kai - New York
This is the main dojo where Imaizumi Shihan teaches.

Albuquerque Shin-Budo Kai
This is the dojo that we are most closely affiliated with.

Connecticut Shin-Budo Kai
Chief Instructor, George Charleton

Aikido Arts of Shin-Budo Kai
Bedford Hills, NY

Austin Aikido Club
Austin, TX

Shin-Budo Kai of North Texas
Colleyville, TX

Training Resources

Imaizumi DVD set - highly recommended

YouTube interview

Aikido Journal online