Aikido is abudo or "martial way," evolved in the tradition of Japanese warrior arts, yet has a unique approach to self defense. Aikido is more than a martial science of strategy and tactics, it is a discipline for training the mind and spirit.
Capital Aikikai was founded in 1973 and has been providing a continuous program of Aikido training in the DC-Maryland-Virginia area ever since. Capital Aikikai is a 501(c)(3) educational organization. As a not-for-profit corporation, Capital Aikikai welcomes all people who wish to practice Aikido.It is an all volunteer organization, no member of Capital Aikikai earns a salary. Membership fees go entirely toward covering operating expenses.