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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. Term 3, 2017       Classes for Aiki Kids are held on Mondays from 5.45 to 6.45 pm at our Camperdown dojo  in Sydney's Inner West. This term this class is int...
Aiki Teens

Aiki Teens

Make new friends, throw them on the floor! Term 3, 2017       Classes for Aiki Teens aged 11 to 16 are held on Mondays from 5.45 to 6.45 pm at our Camperdown dojo  in Sydney's Inner West. Cost is $150 per school term. The Aiki Teens prog...

Aikido

Camperdown, Inner West, Sydney Aikido: About Aikido History of Aikido On Aikido training Instructors Aikido in Sydney Aikido training: Getting started – Sydney Aikido classes for adults Aiki Kids – Sydney Aikido classes for ...
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...

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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 ...

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

Mat fees – adults Adult students can train aikido only, TFT only, or aikido and TFT combined. Aikido Aiki Intro: $60 (4x one-hour Basics classes over four weeks) Aiki Starter: $95 per month (2x one-hour classes per week) Aiki Regular: $145 pe...

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

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 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 difficult...

Kids and Teens

Enrol now for Term 1, 2017! Classes Classes for kids and teens at Aikido in Sydney starting Monday 24 July: Aiki Kids ages 8 to 12, this term integrated with Aiki Teens Aiki Teens ages 12 to 16. Enrolment Contact Andrew for e...

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 Classes are held at 127 Parramatta Road, Camperdown Bridge Road School, near the corner of Australia Street Driving : Plenty of parking inside; gate is to the left at the far end of Victory Lan...

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...

Target Focus Training

Target Focus Training (TFT) is a self defence methodology created and developed in the US over the past twenty-five years. See our Events page for our next scheduled TFT Live Training weekend. As in aikido, the training is cooperative and does...

Training times

Aikido and TFT classes our held at our Camperdown dojo in Sydney's Inner West. Aikido classes Day Time Class type Monday 5.45 – 6.45 pm Aiki Teens (13 to 16 years old) 7.00 – 8:00 pm Basics (adults – beginners welco...

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