Aikido Kenkyukai International (AKI), is an organization of affiliated dojo inspired by the overall vision and unique teaching of Takeda Yoshinobu Shihan, 8th dan. AKI has dojo in Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Uruguay, British Columbia, Canada; and in the USA – California, and Pennsylvania.

AKI dojo are directly linked to Aikikai Honbu Dojo (Aikido World Headquarters) in Tokyo under the auspices of Takeda Sensei, and all gradings are internationally recognised and awarded through the Aikikai Foundation, Japan. The U.S. dojo are under the direction of Lia Suzuki Sensei, 6th dan.