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).
Monthly Saturdays 10am - 12noon (Advanced)
A monthly advanced class is offered for graded students only. These classes will be used to explore particular themes. Dates and Themes below:
September 20th : Ushiro Waza Techniques
October 18th : Saya No Uchi Techniques
November 29th: Grade Preparation Class
Edinburgh Aikido Classes @ Meadowbank Sports Centre
First Friday of each month, 6.30 - 7.45pm (All Levels)
This class is currently on hold but should re-start soon.