First Introductory Class is Free! Come Train with Us!


Mon Kids Class: 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Adult Class: 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Wed Kids Class: 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Adult Class: 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Sat Kids Class: 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Adult Class: 1:00 - 2:00 pm

For a free introductory class,
email us for details.


"There is no enemy in Aikido. It is wrong to think that having an opponent or an enemy, or trying to be stronger than him and trying to overpower him is true budo. True Budo has no opponent, True Budo has no enemy." - O Sensei

Lake Forest Aikikai welcomes you to join our group of advanced and beginner martial arts students. Our Orange County Aikido dojo serves Mission Viejo, Lake Forest, Foothill Ranch, Rancho Santa Margarita, Aliso Viejo, Irvine and all neighboring communities. Visit our aikido martial arts classes.


Classes available for all ages at two of our locations. Registration is simple and you can start learning Aikido right away!

Register for Laguna Hills Classes Here
Register for Rancho Santa Margarita Classes Here


Learn the Japanese terms in Aikido for study and fun!
Aikido Glossary of Terms Page

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Evening & Weekend Classes
Ages 8 and up. All skill levels welcome.
View Aikido Kids.

Private Lessons for Beginners

Learn at your own pace
Special one-on-one introductory hours available by request.
Contact us for information.


  • Keep weight underside
  • Relax completely
  • Keep one point
  • Extend Ki

At Lake Forest Aikikai, we are committed to sharing a martial art that fosters simplicity, balance and harmony within ourselves. Through self-defense techniques and a cooperative environment, practitioners of all levels will gain physical and mental training.

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