Aikido demonstration Friday 19 July

If you are interested in seeing our Club in action, we will be doing a demonstration on Friday 19 July at The Atrium, Faculty of Architecture and Design, Victoria University of Wellington, 139 Vivian Street. We will be there from 12:30pm to 1:30pm.

The demonstration is part of the Japan Foundation Travelling Exhibition: The Spirit of Budō: The History of Japan’s Martial Arts.

For more information about the exhibition visit the Embassy of Japan website.

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

2018/2019 Xmas break


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.

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

anniversary seminar march 2019

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

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.

Sat 30 March, 7pm
Location tba

Please register via our online form