Copper Mountain Aikido was founded in 2008 by K.T. Grimaldi and members of the dojo. The dojo is located in Granby, Connecticut, a rural farm town in northern Hartford County.  

Copper Mountain Aikido is a member of Birankai North America, founded by T.K. Chiba, Shihan to promote quality instruction and practice of aikido. Birankai is recognized by Aikikai Hombu Dojo in Japan. 

Copper Mountain Aikido does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, gender, religion, ethnicity, sexual preference, or national origin.