Welcome to Two Circles Aikido. We are Doncaster’s first and finest training school in the art of Aikido . Established since 2001

Two Circles has a variety of training programs to suit all ages and abilities.

Classes held in Doncaster

Two Circles are now back training ,unfortunately we can only offer weapons practise due to the covid 19 regulations . Hand to hand combat cannot yet be practised due to social distancing requirements.

These classes will take place at The Phoenix Centre , Scouts Way Cantley every Friday evening 7pm till 8.30pm

About Us



Two Circles Aikido are affiliated to the Aikido Association of America / Aikido Association International, founded by Fumio Toyoda Shihan 



Our Association is affiliated with the AIKIKAI FOUNDATION, Aikikai World Headquarters. Tokyo, Japan.


The Benefits of Aikido


  • Self Development

    Aikido leads towards the integration of mind, body, and spirit.

  • Physically and Psychologically

    Aikido is at the same time very complex and yet very simple.

  • Mental Benefits

    include this increased self-awareness and relaxation.

  • Spiritual benefits

    include being able to improve one’s own quality of living.


Stephen Tatsuo Toyoda Sensei, is the current President and son of Aikido Association of America founder Fumio Toyoda Shihan, he has been studying Aikido since the age of three. After graduating with a degree in Biology from the University of Illinois Champagne Urbana, Mr. Toyoda has been uchideshi under Y. Kobayashi Shihan in Tokorozawa, Japan. Mr. Toyoda is the Dojo Cho of Tenshinkan Dojo in Chicago, Illinois and teaches extensively worldwide.