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AIKIDO IS THE WAY

The OCBCAF non-profit foundation was founded to promote love and compassion in our local community with programs that provide wellness, leadership, and mentorship to empower the body, awaken the mind, and enlighten the spirit.

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About Aikido

THE ART OF PEACE

Aikido offers a nonviolent way in the face of conflict and is based on principles that can be applied to all aspects of life.

PROMOTES HARMONY

Aikido promotes self-awareness and blending with one’s partner, and de-emphasizes competition and aggressive conflict.

STRENGTHEN MIND, BODY & SPIRIT

Aikido is a philosophically enlightening art form that enhances the mind of the practitioner while also empowering the body.

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The Orange County Beach Cities Aikido Foundation offers a myriad of non-profit programs in the Southern California area, including youth summer camps, women’s empowerment, veteran’s mental health, corporate wellness, and leadership programs. Click on the button below to learn more about how you can support these valuable community programs in your area.

The Orange County Beach Cities Aikido Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. EIN number 87-3873476.

Practicing Mindfulness and Self Development

Read out latest articles on why aikido is more than a martial arts. We are taking aikido beyond a physical activity as we delve into the important aspects of this unique Japanese martial art for self development and mindful living for all ages.

Developing Awareness through Aikido

Developing Awareness through Aikido

Aikido and Situational Awareness: Empowering You to Be Prepared and Avoid Confrontation In today's fast-paced world, personal safety is a concern for everyone, and developing situational awareness is crucial. Aikido, the Japanese martial art known for its philosophy...

Aikido: What could be more necessary

Aikido: What could be more necessary

In today's fast-paced and stressful world, the need for practices that promote mental wellness, physical activity, and community connection has never been more critical. Aikido, a non-competitive martial art, offers a unique and holistic approach to achieving these...

Principles of Aikido

Principles of Aikido

Aikido is a modern Japanese martial art that focuses on self-defense techniques and principles of harmonious conflict resolution. It was developed in the early 20th century by Morihei Ueshiba, often referred to as O Sensei, which means "Great Teacher." Aikido combines...

Upcoming Event

Women’s Safety and Awareness Workshop

Develop the skills and awareness to stay safe

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2023

Time: 2:00 to 4:30 PM

Location: Newport Beach Aikido 2018 Quail Street, Newport Beach CA 92660

Suggested Donation: $35.00

Instructors: Gentil Pennewaert Shihan, 7th Dan Aikikai and Omar Martinez – Retired Law Enforcement Officer with 27 years experience.

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CONTACT INFO

(949) 553-0160
info@ocbcaf.org
2018 Quail Street
Newport Beach CA 92660