weekly classes

Monday
6.30 – 8pm, All Levels
8-9pm, Weapons

Wednesday
6.30 – 8pm, All Levels
8 – 9pm, Basics

Monthly Friday Classes
6.30 – 8pm, Dynamic Training, First Friday of each month

 
 
 
 

All Level Classes
These classes covers the main aspects of aikido. The full range of aikido techniques and attacks are studied. Weapons training may also be introduced on occasion.

Weapons
These classes cover the weapons work practised at the Edinburgh Aikido Club. Bokken, Jo and Tanto are studied. Kata (kumitachi, kumijo and ken tai jo) and disarming techniques are practised.

Basics
These classes cover the basic movements and techniques of aikido including ukemi (falling) and shikko (knee-walking), covering the core principles of aikido. This class is the best introduction to aikido for beginners.

Monthly Friday Classes
This class takes place on the first Friday of each month (2018: 7th Sept, 5th Oct, 2nd Nov, 7th Dec. 2019: 11th Jan, 1st Feb, 1st March, 5th April, 3rd May, 7th June and 5th July). This class is dynamic and used for grade preparation and studying principles in more depth than the normal classes allow.