About Old City Aikido

Carefully hidden away within the heart of Philadelphia's historic Downtown district, Old City Aikido is a martial arts school that offers all the convenience of the big city while preserving the more reserved nature of a traditional Japanese martial arts dojo. Our facility provides our students with a variety of amenities to make their training more enjoyable.  A spacious mat area, dressing rooms with showers, and a relaxing common room, all help to afford a comfortable yet traditional experience. Old City Aikido is a full-time professional martial arts school maintaining a schedule with morning, afternoon and evening options; combined with our convenient Center City location, training at our Philadelphia martial arts school is easy, convenient and accessible.

We are a United States Aikido Federation member dojo in good standing and maintain direct ties to the Aikido Hombu Dojo (World Headquraters) in Tokyo, Japan. Old City Aikido is focused on serving the greater Philadelphia area and welcomes visitors with all levels of experience; both seasoned practitioners and first-time students alike will find our dojo community to be welcoming, helpful, and ready to train! Our central location provides for easy access from the city's main traffic arteries, SEPTA's bus, subway, & regional rail lines, as well as the bridges from New Jersey.