Located in Vancouver, BC Canada, Mountain Coast Aikikai is a non-profit martial art school offering high-quality training and instruction in Aikido, Iaido / Iaijutsu and Mind-Body fitness.
Established in 1991, we are focused on developing the fitness of the whole person through a direct experience of training in Japanese budo (武道 - martial ways) and related disciplines.

AIKIDO | 合 気 道

IAIJUTSU | 居 合 術

Sensei Jobe Groot, 6th dan, Shidoin, with over 40 years of experience, guides the programs at Mountain Coast Aikikai.

Move better, get stronger, gain flexibility and balance, while improving your concentration, self-awareness and mindfulness.  With regular practice, confidence and clarity of mind will accompany you outside the dojo and into your daily life.


Mountain Coast Aikikai is a member dojo of Birankai North America,  Birankai Canada, and Ryushin Shouchi Ryu Iaijutsu - International Headquarters, Tokyo, Japan.
Birankai North America and Birankai Canada are recognized by the Aikikai Foundation - Aikido World Heaquarters, Tokyo, Japan