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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!

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.

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.

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!


Aaron McConnell Seminar 21 – 22 February 2015, Wellington

Aaron  McConnell - Feb 2015

  • Instructor
    Aaron McConnell, Kimori Dojo, Nagoya, Japan
  • Cost
    Early Bird (before 1 January 2015) – single day: $70
    Early Bird (before 1 January 2015) – two days:   $90
    Full Rate – single day:    $90
    Full Rate – two days:     $120
    Account details
  • Venue
    Aikido Tenshindo Wellington
    2 Drummond Street, Mt Cook, Wellington
  • Registration
    Fill out the on-line registration form to register for the seminar

Go to our seminar page for all upcoming seminars


Aaron McConnell seminar 25 – 26 January 2014

Seminar - Aaron  McConnell - Jan 2014
We are excited to announce Aaron McConnell from the Kimori Dojo, Japan.

Aaron is living in Japan and has been training at the Kimori Dojo for many years. He is an inspiring teacher and is one of the top students of Sawada Sensei.

There will be a dinner on Saturday night – please note on the registration form if you will be attending.