Aikido Kokikai of Frederick County, MD

Head Instructor: Abhijit Dasgupta (4th degree black belt)

Deer Crossing Recreation Center
10601 Finn Dr
New Market, MD 21774


Additional Contact
Tom Wildsmith

Four eight-week sessions are offered each year through the Frederick County Parks and Recreation Department. Classes are held 9:00-10:30 am Saturdays. Beginner classes are held 10:45-11:45 am Saturdays. Visitors are always welcome. Registration for the classes is through the Parks and Recreation department website

Classes at Aikido Kokikai Frederick are led by Abhijit Dasgupta (4th degree black belt) and Tom Wildsmith (2nd degree black belt), certified instructors in Kokikai-ryu Aikido. The instructors have over 25 years of Kokikai Aikido experience  between them, attend national seminars under Sensei Maruyama, and continue to train with other senior instructors of Kokikai Aikido.

Classes are held at the Deer Park Recreation Center in New Market, MD. On entering the main basketball gym, turn left and head for the opposite wall where you will find a set of double doors leading to the room where we practice. 

For enquiries about class schedule, class structure or Kokikai Aikido in general, please contact Abhijit at or Tom at, or refer to the current activities schedule on the Parks & Recreation department website

Further information about Kokikai Aikido can be found here.