Yoshinkan Aikido Malaysia (YAM) is affiliated with the Aikido Yoshinkai Foundation and was established in 1995 by Sonny Loke Sensei (7th Dan) to promote the Yoshinkan style of aikido in Malaysia and an appreciation of Japanese culture within our community.

Since then, interest in this dynamic and sophisticated martial art has thrived.

Yoshinkan Aikido Malaysia attracts members from a wide cross-section of Malaysian society irrespective of age, gender and culture.

Our Philosophy

Our aim is to provide instruction that will help each individual attain proficiency through a structured and comprehensive learning syllabus. But while performing techniques properly is very important, so is a proper attitude. This begins with teamwork and friendship. We believe that each person is a unique individual who has the potential to be the best that he or she can be. Building individual as well as team spirit is therefore very important to us.