Yoshinkai ACT

What is the difference between Yoshinkan and Yoshinkai – both words consist of 3 Japanese characters?

Posted on Sep 18, 2017

Kan refers to the building or system of aikido known as Yoshinkan. Kai refers to the organization. This subtle difference in name can be seen in many organizations in Japan. We basically follow the Japanese method and use Yoshinkan to refer to the style of aikido and Yoshinkai as the organization name.