ATATE is a national association whose mission is to contribute to the practice, dissemination, development and philosophy of Traditional Aikido as conceived by O-Sensei and disseminated by his disciple Saito Sensei, as well as the cultural promotion of this martial art. It also includes among its purposes the promotion and dissemination of Japanese culture.
The Aikikai Foundation is an association that was established in order to support inheritance of Aikido created by the Founder, to train body and mind through Aikido and to promote Aikido. Today, Aikido has become established in 140 countries around the world.
The International Aikido Federation (IAF) is the federation of National aikido organizations, which are directly affiliated with the "motherhouse" of Aikido as a Budo (the Aikikai Hombu) in Japan.
The IAF is representing Aikido and the Global Aikido Family of its members, within the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF).