Training Schedule 
 
Due to current restrictions, we are unable to welcome new students at this time.  However, an introductory course will be offered as soon as these restrictions have been relaxed.  Contact us to reserve your place or for more information.
 
Updated October 8th, 2020.



About our schedule
  • All Aikido classes include warm-up, physical conditioning, and technical practice. Classes may include open-hand techniques and/or training with weapons (Bokken, Jo, and tanto).
  • All classes of Aikido, Aikido Fundamentals, and free practice are open to all levels. Iaido classes and the Weapons course are by permission of the Chief Instructor only.
  • Private lessons are available by appointment.

New Students

Students who are new to training may begin at any time.


Class Descriptions
  • Aikido: Comprehensive training in traditional Aikido.
  • Aikido - Fundamentals: This class covers a wide range of Aikido techniques, fundamental movements, and related exercises. This includes correct posture and basic footwork, executing a proper attack, learning how to fall and roll safely, basic techniques and etiquette, etc.
  • Youth Aikido: Children learn how to fall safely, avoid attacks and throw each other. They have fun playing challenging games that develop coordination, physical fitness, and confidence. Emphasis on body movement, agility, martial etiquette, and basic Aikido skills. The Japanese language is also introduced.
  • Weapons course: This intensive course is dedicated to weapons training with a partner (kumijo, kumitachi, etc.)
  • Iaido: Traditional Japanese sword-drawing class.
  • Free practice: Open mat is a time for members to practice techniques, ukemi, or weapons at their own pace. This is a good time for beginners to work on basic movements, stretching, and conditioning. You may practice alone or with other students. An instructor is available for guidance. Students often use the open mat to prepare for tests. Although this is not a formal class, proper etiquette is observed.

Schedule

Free time in our schedule is reserved for:
  • Special Events; Workshops, Seminars, Testing
  • Private lessons
  • Homeschool group classes
  • Free/Open practice

The Dojo

Members participate in maintenance and care for the dojo. In addition to cleaning the training area (tatami) between and after classes, the kamiza, and all other exposed surfaces are wiped clean with freshly rinsed rags at the end of practice each day. Leave the dojo as clean, or cleaner, than you found it.