weekly classes

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

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

Friday
6.30 – 7.30pm, Advanced (4th Kyu and above)

 
 
 
 

All Level Classes
Suitable for all levels and 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
Suitable for all levels and covers 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.

Beginners
Covers basic techniques and attacks and is the best introduction for a beginner to aikido. Students are taught how to take ukemi (breakfalls) and other important aspects particular to aikido, suchs as shikko (knee-walking) and relevant dojo etiquette.

Advanced
For 4th Kyu and above, this class assumes a solid knowledge of the aikido techniques and ukemi. This weekly class offers advanced students an opportunity for dynamic training. This class is also used as an opportunity for senior students to gain experience teaching aikido.