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Introduction to Aikido course starting 2 & 3 April 2019

The 6-week course starts on 2 & 3 April and will introduce you to the first 3 Aikido techniques, some basic footwork, and a simple breakfall.

WhenTuesday 6:30-8pm and Wednesday 6-7pm. Students may go to one or both evenings each week.
Cost: $120 for the full six weeks.
Where: 2 Bell Road, Brooklyn
What to wear: Sweat/Yoga pants and a T-shirt or any comfortable, loose clothing.

Please pay online to bank account 02-0500-0590959-00. To identify your payment please put your name in the Reference field and “Aikido-Intro” in the Code field.

More information on Meetup

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2018/2019 Xmas break

Adults

Official Dojo closure is from Monday 24 December 2018 to Sunday 6 January 2019.
The majority of the instructors will be on break, however Richard and probably Thomas will be training through, so check with the individual instructor about training throughout the break.

Juniors
Last class for 2018 is on Thursday 13 December. The first class for 2019 is on Monday 14 January.
If juniors pay for term 1 they can attend classes between 14 and 30 January for free.

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Wellington Aikido Tenshindo 35th Anniversary Gasshuku 30 & 31 March 2019

anniversary seminar march 2019

Venue
2 Bell Rd, Brooklyn, Wellington

With: Nobuo Takase Shihan 7 Dan, Auckland, New Zealand
Guest instructor: Takeshi Yamashima Shihan 7 Dan, Tokyo, Japan

Cost
Full seminar early bird before 28 February 2019 and International – $180
Full seminar after 28 February 2019 – $220
Day rates for Saturday or Sunday – $120

Bank payments
Account Name: Wellington Aikido Club
Account Bank: BNZ
Account Number: 02-0500-0590959-00
Reference: Always include your name and seminar details as a reference so the deposit can be tracked.

Dinner
Sat 30 March, 7pm
Location tba

Please register via our online form


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Aikido Tenshindo Open Day on Saturday 4 August 2018 from 10:00 am to 12:00pm

open day schedule

Beat the winter blues with Aikido. Please join us for our annual open day demonstrations where you’ll learn about Aikido and experience this unique martial art first hand.

Sign up on Saturday and train for free all of August, kids will get the term for half price. Bargain!

10:00-10:10am
Warm up: Before each practice we make sure we’re all warm and ready to go.

10:10-10:20am
Welcome to Open day: Learn about Aikido and what makes it a very special martial art form. Our senior instructors will tell you a bit about Aikido’s origins and history as well as some of the key principles which are the foundation of Aikido.

10:20 -10:35am
Aikido demonstration 1: Our instructors will demonstrate Aikido techniques in a dynamic style.

10:35 -10:45am
Aikido weapons demonstration: Learn about Japanese weapons and how they are used when practicing Aikido.

10:45 -10:55am
Kids class demo: A short demonstration of our popular juniors class

10:55 – 11:05am
Break: Time to take a breather and enjoy some hot coffee and tea.

11:05-11:15am
Aikido demonstration 2: Our instructors will demonstrate Aikido techniques in a dynamic style.

11:15am-12:00pm
Aikido seminar and open mat: Join us and give Aikido a try. You will not be disappointed. All levels and ages are welcome!

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2018 Junior classes during Terms 2 and 3

  • Term 2: 30 April to 9 July
  • Classes will continue through the holiday break 9 to 23 July at the usual times on Mondays and Thursdays 5pm – 5:50pm.
  • Term 3: 23 July to 30 September
  • If you pay for both term 2 and 3 you get to train through the holiday break for free.

Junior class fees:

Please remember to pay the training fees into the Club account 02-0500-0590959-00

  • $90 per term for the first child, $50 for any additional sibling, or
  • $10 for individual classes
  • Reference: Junior class
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