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About Aikido

Aikido in Sydney is a safe and friendly environment in which women and men of all ages get together to practise the skills of peaceful coexistence through training in the warrior arts of Japan: awareness, respect, sensitivity, self-confidence, stability, ...
Aiki Kids

Aiki Kids

Aiki Kids classes are offered at Aikido in Sydney for girls and boys aged 8 to 12 years. Aiki Kids offers children an opportunity to embrace their inner samurai and learn real skills that develop confidence, concentration and calmness as well as fun ph...
Aiki Teens

Aiki Teens

Make new friends, throw them on the floor! Term enrolment or tryout Classes for Aiki Teens aged 12 to 16 are held on Mondays from 5.45 to 6.45 pm at our Camperdown dojo  in Sydney's Inner West. The Aiki Teens program has been developed fo...

Aikido

Welcome! If you’re interested in learning aikido and wondering how to get started, it’s easy – just turn up! Everyone remembers their own first class and we would like to help make your first class memorable and enjoyable. You’re welcome at our dojo...
Aikido in Sydney

Aikido in Sydney

Aikido in Sydney, Camperdown, Inner West Contact • Location • Schedule Unlike many martial arts, Aikido requires no advantage in strength or speed, and is practised successfully by women, men and children of all ages and abilities. Aikido prac...

Atemi-Jutsu (Target Focus Training)

The founder of Aikido said that "Aikido is 90% atemi (striking)" and while much of it has been removed from modern Aikido to create "the art of peace" and understanding of it is vital to mastering Aikido. Our Atemi-Jutsu practice uses Target ...

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Boxing and Aikido

Boxing and Aikido

I trained in a boxing gym for three years in Dunedin, New Zealand. I enjoyed it immensely but had trouble finding a gym that would train me (a female) when I moved to Brisbane, so I took up kickboxing for three years. I had never heard of aikido ...

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Contact

Contact details Contact details for our Camperdown dojo  in Sydney's Inner West. email: dojo@aikidoinsydney.com Phone: Andrew on 0468 490 706 Please contact us by phone or email if you have any questions about Aikido in Sydney, beginner cou...

Costs

Training fees Training fees keep our dojo open and provide the safe environment to practice in. They are a small investment compared to the time you put into the art whilst at the dojo. Coming Soon - Payment by Paypal or credit card Aikido Aiki...

Events

TFT Live Training, Sydney, 5–6 November 2016 Our next TFT live training weekend. Details here: Violence is rarely the answer... Spring Workshop, Sydney, 1–2 October 2016 Training with Great Ocean Aikido Community co-founders and dan g...

former St Clair dojo

Old pages regarding the former St Clair dojo redirect here. The St Clair dojo ran very successfully under a number of instructors from October 2005 to November 2014. Due to a number of circumstances we were unable to sustain classes at St Clair ...

Getting started

Start today with four trial lessons ($60) If you’re interested in learning aikido and wondering how to get started, it’s easy – just turn up! Everyone remembers their own first class and would like to help make your first class memorable and enjoyab...

History of Aikido

Morihei Ueshiba (植芝 盛平 Ueshiba Morihei , 14 December 1883 – 26 April 1969) The Founder of Aikido was Master Morihei Ueshiba. He became known as O-sensei (great teacher). From an early age O-sensei applied himself to the discipline of Japan’s...
Instructors

Instructors

All our instructors are NCAS certified instructors through the Australian Sports Commission and Australian Jujitsu federation and have undergone police checks. Andrew Sunter (Head of school) Andrew began training in Aikido in 1989 and holds dan ranks...

Andrew Sunter

Andrew Sunter Head of School, Aikido in Sydney Andrew Sunter began training in Aikido in 1989. He holds dan ranks in several schools of Aikido and received 6-dan from Koretoshi Maruyama Sensei (a direct student of the founder of aikido), who he...

Karate, Taekwondo and Aikido

Seemingly at the opposite ends of the martial arts spectrum, the soft internal art of aikido and the hard hitting external martial art of karate both share their origins in the feudal era of Japan (and similarly taekwondo from Korea). Karate is primarily...

Kendo, Iaido and Aikido – sister arts?

Sydney Kendo and Iaido The study of Traditional Japanese swordsmanship and weapons is usually associated with Kendo and Iaido. Iaido is predominantly a kata-based art where practitioners learn solo kata or forms using traditional swords. It is however...

Kids and Teens

Classes The study of aikido has a lot to offer young people. At a physical level there is the development of physical strength, co-ordination and self confidence in a co-operative environment. There are regular milestones for progress through the awarding...

Links

Aikido links www.aikidorepublic.com Aikido Republic is a non-partisan aikido site that embodies the "aikido without boundaries" philosophy Alstonville Aikido Our sister dojo in Alstonville near Byron Bay in the Northern Rivers district of ...

Location

Aikido classes in Sydney – Aikido in Sydney All our classes are held at 127 Parramatta Road, Camperdown Bridge Road School, near the corner of Australia Street. We are well serviced by buses, and have secure parking at the rear. Great coffee i...

Martial arts in Sydney ... Aikido?

Many people come to our aikido dojo wanting to learn martial arts. And everyone comes for different reasons. Some are looking for self defense, some want to learn a traditional Japanese martial art, while others are interested in the internal energy ('ki'...

On Aikido training

Aikido can determine life or death with a single blow; therefore, when training, observe the directions of the instructor and do not engage in contests of strength. Aikido is a Way that makes one person the equivalent of thousands; therefore, when...

Resources

Aikido links Aikido articles: How to tie your belt Some thoughts on self defence Sydney martial arts: choosing a dojo, why do aikido? Boxing and Aikido Karate and Aikido Kendo, Iaido and Aikido MMA and Aikido Tai Chi ...

Self defence

Contrary to what we see in the media, Sydney and Australia are pretty safe places to live. Random street crime isn’t all that random. Did you know that in 80% of sexual assaults the assailant knows their victim? In fact, most personal violence, other th...

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Aikido in Sydney offers Aikido classes for adults, teens and kids; and Target Focus Training (TFT) classes for adults. Adults Teens Kids TFT

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Tai Chi and Aikido

Tai Chi and Aikido – Some thoughts Although Tai Chi is a chinese martial art, it shares many concepts similar to Aikido. Both arts can be said to be internal martial arts focusing on the cultivation of Ki (Chi as it is known in the Chinese tradition). W...

Training times

All aikido, Aiki Kids, Aiki Teens and atemi-jutsu (TFT) classes are held at our Camperdown dojo in Sydney's Inner West. We also offer off-site private training. Classes are as advertised except for public holidays (scroll down for google calendar or...

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