Pat Olson, Godan ,Shidoin

Pat has been practicing Aikido for over 34 years.She strives to be as transparent as possible to the teachings of Kawahara Sensei. The happy family atmosphere of the Okanagan Aikikai is a reflection of Pat's shining personality.


Kelly Purdue, Yondan

Kelly has been practicing for 25 years. Kelly's mantra is "Relax!"

With lots of help from the team

Dan Lamb, Shodan

Sean Sookochoff, Nidan

Derrick Vandekratts Shodan

Dean Arnold Shodan


We invite you to come and share the path of Aikido.


"Always practice the Art of Peace in a vibrant and joyful manner."

-- Quote by Morihei Ueshiba 1883-1969


Kawahara Sensei, Shihan

Past Technical Director

of the

Canadian Aikido Federation