Aiki Master
Roy Goldberg

Roy Goldberg Sensei



Daito Ryu Aiki Jujutsu has a core principles to focus on subtle balance control that could complement and improve a variety of martial arts. 


It has influenced many arts, like Shorinji Kempo, Hakko Ryu Jujutsu, Hapkido and Aikido, whose founder Morihei Ueshiba trained extensively in Daito Ryu. 


Roy Goldberg Sensei is one of the highest ranked Daito Ryu Aiki Jujutsu practitioners outside of Japan and senior student of Hayawo Kiyama Shihan,  President and Chief Instructor of North America Daito Ryu Aiki Jujutsu Kodokai.


Roy has trained 40+ years with Kiyama Shihan and leading Shihan from Japan. He was awarded the rank of 7th Dan and certified Kyoju Dairi by the Kodokai. 


Goldberg Sensei aims to share this excellent art with people who are willing and prepared to dedicate themselves to hard training.



Roy Goldberg Sensei 


Roy Goldberg Sensei
Daito Ryu Aiki Jujutsu



In June of 2016, hombu dojo presented Roy Goldberg Sensei with the the 3rd scroll in the transmission of Daito Ryu Kodo Kai. He is the only non-Japanese to earn a 7th Dan and the third scroll from the Hombu Dojo in Kitami, Japan. 


He continues to train under his instructor Kiyama Shihan and believes... 


in the martial arts, one teaches

only to continue his own unfinished study ” 


Roy Goldberg Sensei has a focused goal to preserve, protect and pass on Daito Ryu, a secret art and National Treasure of Japan, only to serious students, just as Kiyama Shihan shared it with him.


Before becoming Kiyama Shihan’s student, Roy practiced Miyama Ryu Jujutsu under Shihan Antonio Pereira for thirteen years in the Bronx. It is a combat  system of Jujutsu based on Takenouchi Ryu, Sosuishitsu Ryu, Judo and Aikido. 


Goldberg Sensei has also studied Aikido with Yoshimitsu Yamada, Kisaburo Osawa, Gozo Shioda, Morihiro Saito, Kisshomaru Ueshiba, and many other direct students of Morihei Ueshiba O-Sensei.


Roy Goldberg Sensei continues to study knowing that this path is the only one to follow. One of Kiyama Shihan's greatest lessons is...


" You have already walked through the door

and there is no coming back, just Shugyo "


Kiyama Hayawo Shihan




Roy Golberg Sensei demonstrates and discusses techniques



Daito Ryu Aiki Jujutsu was founded / re-introduced by Sokaku Takeda. He had a few top students who became masters in their own right. 


In Goldberg's Kodokai lineage is founder Kodo Horikawa  and  Seigo Okamoto


Among the other masters are... Morihei Ueshiba  and  Yukiyoshi Sagawa




Want local training in Bognor Regis UK? Visit... Arun Aikido Club


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