Traditional Japanese Sword Art


Iaido is one of the oldest and most respected of the traditonal martial arts of Japan. It is also one that combines beauty, elegance and power. A great compliment to Aikido training.

Iaido Training

Iaidō (居合道),  iai (居合) is a traditional Japanese martial art of the sword. Iaido trains the smooth, controlled movements of drawing the sword from its scabbard (saya in Japanese), to strike or cut with a dynamic and elegant action. The tradition of Iaido practiced at Aikido of London are Muso Shinden Ryu and Shindo Munen Ryu Tachi Iai.

Iaido training is only available for established members practicing Aikido.