This is the official website of Renaissance Yawara International (RYI). RYI is an international association specializing in philosophy, principles and practice of Tomiki Aikido and Kodokan Judo.  With a direct link to Jigoro Kano (Founder of Judo) and Kenji Tomiki (Tomiki Aikido), this organization is dedicated to the practice and preservation of the principles of Jigoro Kano as originally taught and the pedagogy of Kenji Tomiki.  Today there are several AFFILIATED DOJOS around the world (Japan, America, and Europe) that study the principles of Tomiki Aikido and Kodokan Judo. If you are interested in learning these principles and joining our international study group, please visit our MEMBERSHIP PAGE.