Welcome to Sunset Cliffs Aikido

San Diego's Premier Iwama Aikido Dojo

Sunset Cliffs Aikido is home to Head Instructor Bernice Tom Sensei (7th Dan, Shidoin, Board Member of the Takemusu Aikido Association), a direct disciple of Morihiro Saito Shihan, who trained closely with the founder, Morihei Ueshiba O'Sensei.

Well known for its close affiliation with Morihiro Saito Shihan, the Founder's closest disciple, Sunset Cliffs Aikido served host to Saito Shihan for many years, and was the filming location for much of the important historical footage of the late master.

A world-class Aikido training facility affiliated with the Aikikai Hombu Dojo, Aikido World Headquarters; Sunset Cliffs Aikido is a top destination for Aikidoists across the globe. Today SCA continues disseminating the teachings of the Founder as handed down by Morihiro Saito Shihan.