Aikido is a Japanese martial art that brings together martial arts, philosophy, and religious beliefs. Practitioners use this art to defend themselves while also protecting their attacker from injury.
This is achieved by blending with the motion of the attacker and redirecting the force of the attack rather than opposing it head-on requiring very little physical strength.
In the Philippines, Aikido has grown in immensely in popularity leading to many dojos and clubs being set up to spread the practice of the martial art.
Below is a list of several different Aikido clubs and dojos around the Philippines for those interested in pursuing this martial art.
List of Aikido Clubs and Dojos
Learn Aikido for Health and Fitness. Classes are for kids and adults.
Classes are held at: FOUNTAIN BREEZE CONDOMINIUM, Sucat Road Paranaque, near PATTS College
Class Schedule: M-W-F 5:30PM-7:30PM
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Aikikai, Aikido Philippines / Marven Bayno / Ph. +639279928370
Sacred Heart Center (Community and Youth Center) / D. Jakosalem St., Cebu City / Philippines
Aikido Zen Dojo
Aikikai, Aikido Philippines / Jun Penolio, Jr.
Ateneo De Naga University, Athletic Department / Naga City, Camarines Sur / Philippines
Banawe Aikido Club
TTH & Saturday (Private Lessons). Instructor: Joseph Go and Nereo Bolante
Bank of the Philippine Islands Aikido Club
Makiling Aikido International / Raffy Ravago, 3rd Dan and Rommel Miel, 2nd Dan / Ph. (63)916-7752128
BPI Family Bank Bldg., Ayala Avenue / Makati City / Philippines
Bicol Aikido Zen Dojo (Naga College Foundation Aikido Course)
Level 5 Martial Arts Room, Administration Building, Naga College Foundation, M.T. Villanueva Ave., Naga City.
Instructors: Jhun Penolio – 09156594742. Schedule: Tues, Thurs, Fri – 6pm-7:30pm. Sun 2-4pm
Chou Jou Aikido Dojo
Congress Village, Novaliches, Caloocan/Quezon City. Instructor: Beverly Vacaro,
TTH & Saturday 4:00pm-5:30pm and Sunday 2:00pm – 5:30pm, Contact Beverly 0921-2306893.
Fudoshin Aikido Club
1022 Arnaiz Avenue (Back of Parksquare 1 & Glorietta Mall), San Lorenzo Village, Makati City.
Monday to Saturday – 6:45pm to 8:15pm Instructors: Rey Caritativo, 3rd Dan & Henry Catalan, 2nd Dan Contact: 843-4410 (landline), 0927-7338307 (mobile)
Aikikai, Aikido Philippines / Stella / Noel Fuentes / Ph. (034)4341691
2026 Uno de Mayo St., Bacolod City, Negros Occidental / Bacolod City, Negros Occidental 6100 / Philippines
Makiling Aikido Dojo
Aikikai, Aikido Philippines / Emmanuel Villegas and Dino Dominguita, 2nd Dans / Ph. 63-920-4369674
Shapers Gym, Grove / Los Baños, Laguna / Philippines
Makiling Aikido Club – Lucena City
Aikikai, Aikido Philippines / Richard Encomienda
Villa Señor Building, Ravanzo St. / Lucena City, Quezon / Philippines
Makiling Apo School of Aikido – Jocanima Dojo
Address: 4th Floor, MPS Apartments, University Ave. Juna Subdivision, Davao City, Philippines beside [Phil. Women's College of Davao]
Instructor: Russel Celis Schedule: MWF 2:00pm-4:00pm; T TH (5:30pm-7:30pm) Contact No #: 09075252670
Makiling Southside Aikido Club – Molino
Makiling Aikido International / Joshua Santiago
ACE Christian Academy / Molino, Cavite / Philippines
Makiling Southside Aikido Dojo
Makiling Aikido International / Xavier Baylon, 4th Dan / Ph. (63)917 539-4702
4th Floor, Super Bodies Gym, RFC Shoppers Plaza / Las Piñas City, / Philippines
Malolos Aikido Club
Aikikai, Aikido Philippines / Obet Borlongan, 3rd Dan / Ph. (63)9198175893
Malolos Mason Lodge / Malolos, Bulacan / Philippines
Aikikai, Aikido Philippines / Edwin Bailon, 2nd Dan / Ph. (63)918452 0170
27 Greece St., Better Living / Paranaque City, / Philippines
Mushin Aikido Club
357 Cristobal corner Honradez Sts., Sampaloc, Manila.
Instructors: Raymond Burgos. Tues and Thurs 6:00pm-8:00pm. Contact Raymond – 0918-9020892.
Nestle Philippines – Pullilan, Bulacan.
Instructor: Crispin Buenaseda – 0906-3336611
Nueva Ecija Aikido Dojo
Aikikai, Aikido Philippines / Cris Buenaseda, 4th Dan and Michael Garie Ramos / Ph. (63)9194318626
Acropolis North. Maharlika Hiway, Sumacab, Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija / Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija / Philippines
Olongapo-Subic Bay Aikido Club
MWF & Sat 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Bldg 494, Remy Field Compound Sports Complex
Subic Bay Freeport Zone, 2222
Instructor: Randy D. Canlas – 0999 491 9229
Secretariat: Allen Fularon – 0949 980 0833
Director for Finance/Way & Means – Maura Mae Cena – 0917 889 8856
Philippine Heart Center Aikido Club
Aikikai, Aikido Philippines / Cris Buenaseda, 4th Dan / Ph. (63)9173309689
MAB Hall, Philippine Heart Center, East Avenue / Quezon City, / Philippines
Shin Shin Aikido Club
Gorgeous Fitness Gym, Laguna Bel-Air, Sta. Rosa City, Laguna. Sat and Sun – 2-4pm.
Dino Dominguita, George Baleno and Audie Matson. Christian Guanlao – 09192344725, 09158200458.
Shin Shin Aikido Dojo
3CG Fitness Center, 2nd Level, Areza Bldg. 2, Along National Road, Canlalay, Biñan, Laguna.
Instructors: Dino Dominguita, George Baleno and Audie Matson. Christian Guanlao – 09192344725, 09158200458. Schedule: Saturday 5:00pm-7:00pm and Sunday 10:00am-12:00nn.
Shinbu Dojo Manila
Aikikai, Aikido Philippines / Cris Buenaseda, 4th Dan / Ph. 0915-5199048
Peregrine Manila (Badminton Center), 3rd Floor, ACG Mall (Formerly Tandem Cinema) / No. 1880 C.M. Recto Cor. Severino St., Quiapo, Manila (beside Ever Gotesco Mall) / Philippines
Skill Power Institute Cabanatuan
L-Z Building, Cabanatuan City. Physical Education Class. Instructor: Bryan Anagao Contact Bryan 09266896833
Tachi Kaze Dojo
10 Ibsen St., Filinvest II, Batasan Hills, Quezon City.
Instructors: Gerry Villaluz and Ipe Pelino. Contact Ipe Pelino – 0918-9000950.
Travelers Aikido Dojo
Aikikai, Aikido Philippines / Noel Rempillo and Johnny Endaya / Ph. (63)9178131461
Philippine Airlines Sports Center Andrews Avenue / Pasay City, / Philippines
UP Manila Aikido Club
TTH 5-6:30 pm. SSWC, PE Dept., UP Manila, Taft Avenue Corner Pedro Gil St.
Instructor: Dr. Mark Ang, Mobile 09266969662
UP Los Banos
Physical Education Dept., P.E. Classes, Instructor: Phan Minh Quan, 0916-5079403.
Valenzuela Aikido Dojo
Aikikai, Aikido Philippines / Lucio Alejo, 4th Dan; Andy Bartolome, 3rd Dan, Edwin Balaton, 2nd Dan / Ph. (63)9189168369
Baler St., Barangay Valenzuela / Makati City, / Philippines
Don Carlos Aikido Center
Sayre Highway, Poblacion,
Don Carlos, Bukidnon
Instructor: Florentine T. Garay
Schedule: MWF (5:30 pm to 7 pm)