Edinburgh Aikido Classes @ Epworth Halls, Nicolson Square

Monday and Wednesdays 6:30 - 8pm (All Levels)

These classs are suitable for all levels and covers all aspects of aikido. This includes empty hand techniques, ukemi and weapons training.

Monday 8 - 9pm (Weapons)

This class is 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 disarming techniques are practised. Where applicable, the relationship between the weapons and empty hand work is highlighted.

Wednesday 8 - 9pm (Beginners)

This class is ideal for beginners or those who have not trained in aikido for a while. The class covers basic techniques and attacks. Students are taught how to take ukemi (breakfalls) and other important aspects particular to aikido, suchs as shikko (knee-walking).

Termly Advanced Seminars

A club seminar is held each term for grading preparation and advanced study. These seminars are at the normal Epworth Halls dojo. They are 10 per person and explore a different theme each time

Winter Term Seminar: TBC Theme: Bokken in Aikido

Edinburgh Aikido Classes @ Meadowbank Sports Centre

Monthly Friday class, 6.30 - 7.45pm (All Levels)

This monthly aikido class is held in the GP room at Meadowbank Sports Centre and taught by Lawrie Anderson, 3rd Dan Aikikia. This term, the dates are Fri 16th January, 20th February and 6th March. The class is 5 and is open to all levels.