Budo Dojo is a school of traditional Japanese martial arts, teaching aikido in the Portland metropolitan area for 15 years. Training includes throws, locks, and pinning techniques as well as traditional weapons including wooden sword and staff. Aikido is a non-competitive but powerful martial art that teaches us to unlock our potential. It can improve our health, confidence, and spirit. Visitors are welcomed and encouraged to drop in and observe classes.
Budo Dojo Beaverton Aikikai
Dan Penrod is chief instructor of Budo Dojo. He opened Budo Dojo in 2001. Mr. Penrod has been practicing aikido for over 30 years and other forms of traditional Japanese Budo for more than 40 years. He holds a godan (5th degree black belt) in aikido. He also holds a nidan (2nd degree black belt) in Okinawan Shorin Ryu Karate-do
In 1999 Budo Dojo, like many aikido dojos, started in the local community recreation center as an aikido club. In 2001 we opened in our original location in Beaverton, on 1st Street. In 2005 we outgrew that space and moved into the historic Cadey Building, on Farmington Road.
Monday: 12 - 1pm, 5:45 - 7pm . - Tuesday: 12 - 1pm, 6:30 - 8pm - Wednesday: 12 - 1pm, 5:45 - 7pm - Thursday: 12 - 1pm, 6:30 - 8pm - Saturday: 9am
The back door of the building is the primary entrance and exit for students. Use street parking only. Do not park in the neighboring parking lots.
Budo Dojo offers classes for adults, Monday - Thursday evenings. Dedicated weapons training is every Saturday morning. We offer kids classes, for ages 7 - 12, on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.
Adults: $95 / month - High School students: $85 / month - Kids Class: $65 / month
- Hiroshi Ikeda Shihan (03/29/2019)