Aikido – Jyushinkan Dojo

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“Each and every master, regardless of the era or the place, heard the call and attained harmony with heaven and earth. There are many paths leading to the top of Mount Fuji, but there is only one summit – love.”

Morihei Ueshiba

Jyushinkan Aikido Dojo at the Whittier Center in Logan, Utah sponsors weekly classes for adults, youth, and children. Jyushinkan is certified by the Aikido Association of America (AAA) and carries on the tradition of AAA founder, Fumio Toyoda Shihan.  Our dojo-cho, Dr.  Ronald Sims (6th dan) is a student of Toyoda Shihan and of James Nakayama Shihandai, Shibucho (leader) of AAA’s Western Region.
Regular Aikido Classes at Jyushinkan Dojo 
Tues/Thur:   6:30 – 8:00 pm (adults all levels)

Friday:   4:00 – 5:00 pm (seniors noncombat)
Saturday:   12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (youth 7 and older)
1:00 – 2:00 pm (adult beginner)
2:00 – 3:00 pm (adult intermediate/advanced)
3:00 – 4:00 pm (adult advanced)

Beginners welcome!  Classes emphasize basic aikido movement principles and aikido self-defense techniques appropriate to the level of participants. This will sometimes include basic training with (wooden) weapons.


Covid-19 Policy

The spirit of aikido means we protect others as well as ourselves. Therefore, we require the Covid vaccine before you may participate on the mat. Jyushinkan policy is that Covid-vaccinated youth and adults may attend classes 14 days after their final vaccine shot (not counting booster).

If you are eligible for a vaccine booster, please get it. Research tells us that the booster is highly effective in preventing even the Omicron variant from making you seriously ill and in preventing you from passing the virus to others.

Covid-19 is not the only virus in the world, so we always observe the best personal hygiene practices: Keep hands, feet, and faces clean. Wash hands well and sanitize before class. Do not attend if you are sick in any way.

To be added to our email list, write to Sims Sensei at

In the meantime, please observe the Utah governor’s health emergency order regarding face-covering, social distancing, and personal hygiene. And we hope to see you on the mat again soon.