Official website of Amos L. Parker Shihan

合気道 養神館 養精会

Welcome to the official website of Amos Lee Parker Shihan and the Aikido Yoshinkan Yoseikai organization. Among these pages you will find historical information regarding Parker Shihan, his mentor Kiyoyuki Terada Hanshi and his organization Aikido Yoshinkan Yoseikai.

Also located throughout the site are various multimedia downloads that include pictures of various events and clinics held through out North America and Japan, as well as, video containing Parker Shihan demonstrating Yoshinkan Aikido Techniques.



Amos Lee Parker (Born: December 12, 1936 / Died: August 19, 2013) was born in Houston, Texas and is 7th of 16 children.

At age 20, Amos joined the United States Navy and it is here where his life in Aikido begins. Amos spent 30+ years training in Japan under Kiyoyuki Terada Hanshi, 10th dan (Pictured to right).

Amos began his full-time study of Yoshinkan in 1962 while a member of the United States Navy in Yokosuka-cho, Japan. Upon his retirement after 20 years of service to his country, he remained in Japan for another 20 years to further his own development and understanding of Yoshinkan Aikido.

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