About Aikido of Cincinnati


Aikido of Cincinnati is a non-profit club founded in 1972 and affiliated with the USAF (United States Aikido Federation), the largest Aikido association in America headed by Yoshimitsu Yamada Shihan.


The head instructor of Aikido of Cincinnati is Charlie McGinnis Sensei, Ryokudan (6th degree Black Belt) and Shihan (Master Aikido Instructor).


Aikido of Cincinnati has over 140 students and 46 Yudansha (black belts). Our spacious dojo is located at 4727 Red Bank Road in Cincinnati.


Monthly dues are approximately $85 per month with discounts given for family memberships. For more details about dues, please contact the dojo or download the brochure below.


Other facts:


There are over 20 classes offered each week at the Aikido of Cincinnati!  Each class lasts about an hour and a half.


You may attend as many classes as you like.  We recommend 2-3 classes per week. New students should attend at least one beginner class per week, but may also attend any of the intermediate classes. Click the Classes menu button for more information.


For additional training opportunities, seminars are provided on a local, national, and international basis throughout the year. 


Click here to open our brochure on Aikido of Cincinnati.


To open the New Student Guide published by the United States Aikido Federation, click here.