AIKIDO SOUTH AFRICA® is the only National Aikikai Aikido organisation in South Africa established under the technical guidance of one of the most renowned Japanese Shihan in the aikido world - the late Shihan Yoji Fujimoto, 8th Dan (1948 - 2012).   Dr Elroy Goliath (Chief instructor of AIKIDO SOUTH AFRICA®), the first South African to obtain the YONDAN (4th Dan) grade directly from a Hombu Dojo Japanese Shihan under international examination conditions.   AIKIDO SOUTH AFRICA® present classes designed around children, youths and adults with Seminars being held on a frequent basis to support members technically, including formalised instructors courses.