Potomac Aikikai

21580 Atlantic Blvd. Suite 131, Sterling, VA, 20166

Dedicated to the training and promotion of Aikido, a Japanese budo.

Living a balanced life.



We are members of the Capital Aikido Federation , an independent association of aikido dojo. Our technical director and founder is Clyde Takeguchi Shihan. CAF ranks are recognized by Aikikai Hombu Dojo and the International Aikido Federation.

Our dojo features a 52 tatami mat, separate changing rooms for men & women, and a sitting area. Free parking is available all around the building.


Please have weapons available for all classes.

  • Adult Aikido:

    • Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 6:30 - 8:00 pm

    • Saturday 10:00 - 11:30 am

    • Occasional open mat for members only Monday, Thursday, Sunday

  • Aikido for Kids:

    • Wednesday 5:30 - 6:10 pm

    • Saturday 9:00 - 9:40 am


Adult Aikido: $90 per month

Aikido for Kids: $70 per month

Visitor mat fee: $10

Aikido for Kids Program Information

Aikido for Kids

We generally accept children beginning at age 7. Parents with children not yet 7 can request an evaluation.
All children who wish to participate in our program must be able to follow instruction. Parents may participate in the class for free.

All Aikido for Kids memberships are month to month.