We regularly run introduction courses, however you can join the Tuesday and Wednesday evening beginner classes at any time.
Keep updated on Meetup for the next specific introduction course, pop in and see us at the Dojo to give it a go or contact us directly about joining classes at any time.
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.
When: Tuesday 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
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.
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.
2 Bell Rd, Brooklyn, Wellington
With: Nobuo Takase Shihan 7 Dan, Auckland, New Zealand
Guest instructor: Takeshi Yamashima Shihan 7 Dan, Tokyo, Japan
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
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.
Sat 30 March, 7pm
Please register via our online form
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!
Warm up: Before each practice we make sure we’re all warm and ready to go.
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.
Aikido demonstration 1: Our instructors will demonstrate Aikido techniques in a dynamic style.
Aikido weapons demonstration: Learn about Japanese weapons and how they are used when practicing Aikido.
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.
Aikido demonstration 2: Our instructors will demonstrate Aikido techniques in a dynamic style.
Aikido seminar and open mat: Join us and give Aikido a try. You will not be disappointed. All levels and ages are welcome!