Maria Dimitriadi started training in Aikido in 2006 under the technical supervision of senseis Janet Clift and Eamonn Devlin. She currently holds the rank of 2nd Dan and has attended seminars in Greece and abroad. In 2007 she started training in Iaido and since 2010 she teaches Iaido at Aikido Athens. She has participated in seminars and competitions in Greece. She currently holds the rank of 3rd Dan. In addition to Aikido and Iaido, she studies Toda ha Buko ryu naginata jutsu with Ellis Amdur (Shihan-Dai of THBR) in which she holds the rank of Shoden.