Aikido of North County seeks to foster the development of our students throughout their entire education. The teaching committee is made up of a group of talented and creative Aikido professionals who are passionate about helping grow future generations of Aikido students. Our Chief Instructor is Ken MacBeth a 6th degree black belt, his dynamic teaching style has been developed over the last 40 yrs. training with Masters from Japan and the US. We are affiliated with the Aikido Association of America, an International organization headquartered in Chicago with over 130 affiliated dojo. AAA provides school recognition, rank certification by standardized testing, seminars, demonstrations, and workshops. We proudly trace our lineage to the Hombu Dojo in Japan through the AAA organization, founded by Shihan Fumio Toyoda.