To join our practice, you may sign up through the City of Buena Park, La Palma, or Cypress

 We've had to make changes due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Classes Now in Session:

Aikido:  September 7 - October 24

Iaido - Japanese Swordsmanship:  September 9 - October 24

Aikido For Kids:  Closed Until Further Notice

Next Session:
Aikido:  October 26 - December 12

Iaido - Japanese Swordsmanship:  October 28 - December 12
Aikido For Kids:  Closed Until Further Notice

Social distancing, masks, sanitizing, and other current precautions will be required. Safety is our priority.

New students, please wear loose fitting modest sports clothing (no shorts), or a training uniform

Students, current and new, please fill out and bring to class the new COVID-19 waiver


Monday and Wednesday (6:30 - 7:30 PM), Saturday (9:30 - 10:30 AM, Instructor:  Oanh Rosenthal  

Class limited to 10 students

Fee is $70 for 7 weeks

Training will be non-contact, and will consist of Aikido exercises, falling safely, forms, and weapons training. The class content will reinforce skills that will later be useful for contact Aikido, when permitted. Weapons will be provided but students are encouraged to bring their own. 

Japanese Swordsmanship - Iaido
Wednesday (7:30 - 8:30 PM) and Saturday (8:00 - 9:30 AM), Instructor:  Oanh Rosenthal

Class limited to 10 students

Fee is $60 for 7 weeks

Iaido is a non-contact art. This class focuses on the basics of the Japanese art of Iaido. Training is in both contemporary and traditional Japanese sword forms. Students use an iaito (unsharpened sword - must be approved by instructor) or bokken (wooden sword). Swords are provided for beginners. 
​ Zazen (sitting meditation) is optional for students from 9:00 - 9:30 AM on Saturdays only. 

Iaido - Japanese Swordsmanship

Chushinkan Dojo

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Chushinkan Dojo Mailing Address: PO Box 6204, Buena Park, CA 90622-9998
Phone: 714.401.8876         Email:

Affiliated with the Aikido Association of America (AAA) Western Region
Orange County, California

Established 1990. Chushinkan Dojo is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization