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The Bushido Tenshin Aikido Federation (BTF) is the membership organization that affiliates dojo's throughout the country and international under the instruction Of John Araujo Shihan. The BTF is a not-for-profit organization (501-C3), providing both technical and administrative guidance and support to its members. The BTF not only oversees the practice of Aikido and its instruction but also develops and maintains rigorous technical standards, while advancing and promoting the practice of Aikido through various activities. The BTF registers Dan grades directly, while standardizing all ranking requirements consistent with it's regulations. The BTF also organizes, promotes and conducts Aikido demonstrations and international seminars, encourages activities of member dojos.

The direction and management of the BTF is under the governance of a Board of Directors, a Technical Committee, and a Director of Operations. The Chairman of the Technical Committee and President of the Board of Directors is John Araujo Shihan, Chief Instructor of Aikido Of Bristol County. Araujo Sensei leads the BTF with a profound understanding of Aikido and its history. Under Araujo Sensei’s leadership, the primary focus and priority of the BTF Board and Committees is to maintain a unity through technical standards for all members, to create a strong cohesion between and accessibility to senior instructors of Aikido world-wide, and to implement a clear pathway for the continuity of our high standards of practice.

The Bushido Tenshin Aikido Federation is dedicated to practicing and sharing our Aikido. We are free from politics, egos and distractions. We provide positive, supportive guidance on and off the mat to help everyone succeed and achieve their Aikido goals

Those seeking to convert from other forms will find we honor all ranks and certifications. We seek to provide more skills, not replace the ones you have earned already.

The BTF does not advocate, support, or practice unlawful discrimination based on age, ethnicity, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, or socio-economic background



If you are interested in joining the bushido tenshin aikido federation please check out the federations website