Pat Olson, Godan ,Shidoin

Pat has been practicing Aikido for over 38 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 30 years. Kelly's mantra is "Relax!"

With lots of help from the team

Derrick Vandekratts Nidan

Rob Ormrod Shodan

Jody Birnie Shodan

Rob Plaxton Shodan

Satoshi Tomoda 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