Association of Ki Aikido

Association of Ki Aikido - Hampstead dojo - Ki Aikido in action for self-defence and principles for daily life

The Association of Ki Aikido (AKA) is an organisation dedicated to the practice and promotion of Ki Aikido.

The club was founded in 1986. Sensei Charles Harris took over as chief instructor in 1989. He has studied Aikido since 1980 and currently holds a 6th Dan black belt.

Lessons are held in our Hampstead dojo.

We offer a free trial lesson, no obligation. Email for details and to book your place.

We are members of Aikido for Daily Life, the British Aikido Board and Aiki Extensions.

Read our constitution

Read the Aikido for Daily Life constitution

Black belt teachers and assistant teachers

  • Charles Harris 6th Dan – (Chief Instructor) phone (020) 7435 1330 or email
  • Jagdeep Shah 3rd Dan (Assistant Chief Instructor)
  • Mike Ford 2nd Dan