Celebrating 30 years of aikido

Orange County’s only full-time dojo was established in 1987

Learn the traditional art of aikido with chief instructor – Gentil Pennewaert Shihan. Newport Beach Aikido continues the legacy first started in Japan during the last century by the founder Ueshiba Morihei. The world class dojo is made up of a cosmopolitan and diverse group of students and is led by chief instructor Gentil Pennewaert Shihan, 6th Dan. He insures a high standard of safety at all times and provides a solid foundation in the basic fundamentals of aikido technique and etiquette. We offer adult classes, children classes, and seminars to help increase your Aikido training and knowledge with visiting guest Sensei from Japan, Europe, and Australia. With showers, large canvas practice mat, and changing rooms with private lockers available, the Newport Beach Aikido dojo offers all the amenities for your aikido training

DISCOVER AIKIDO

Discover why so many students love Newport Beach Aikido. From children to adult classes, our aikido dojo is dedicated to offering the best aikido classes for interested members.

usaf affiliated

USAF AFFILIATED

We are affiliated with the United States Aikido Federation and Yoshimitsu Yamada Shihan. Also, affiliated with the Hombu Dojo (Japan), Shin Do Kan Dojo (Belgium), Aikikai (Australia)

Sugano Shihan Sword System

SUGANO SWORD SYSTEM

Learn about the Samurai sword from a master swordsman, Seichii Sugano Shihan who developed the Sugano Sword System. Purchase the Sugano Sword System 1 and 2 DVDs online now.

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