List of aikidoka

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This is a list of famous and well-known aikido practitioners (aikidōka) sorted by area of primary residence.

Direct students of Morihei Ueshiba are marked with an asterisk*


The Ueshiba family[edit]

Other Japanese aikidoka[edit]

Non-Japanese in Japan[edit]



North America[edit]

South East Asia[edit]

South America[edit]


  • Pranin, Stanley A, ed. Aikido masters: prewar students of Morihei Ueshiba. Tokyo: Aiki News. 1993. ISBN 4-900586-14-5 This volume contains 14 in-depth interviews with direct participants in the early days of Aikido publisher
  • Stone, John and Meyer, Ron (eds.) Aikido in America North Atlantic Books 1995. ISBN 1883319277 Interviews limited to 13 aikidoists in the United States from 1990 to 1994; not meant to be comprehensive, Japanese teachers not covered. Editors were primarily interested in how Americans have responded to, changed, and expanded Aikido in the United States.