AikiKids

This is a resource page for parents of children training in aikido at Hombu (Mt Eden) dojo. This page will be updated regularly so please bookmark for your own reference.

Current training term

Training for term 3, 2022 starts Thursday 28 July and the last day of training for term 2 will be Thursday 29 October.

Training for term 4 2022 will start Thursday 20 October.

Payments

Payments are based on each school term and there are discounts available for multiple terms and also if you have more than one family member training.

If you have a larger family please contact us directly.

Payments

Next Grading Date

The next grading is currently scheduled for November.

Applications for gradings can be made here.

Grades

Our grading system allows for half grades and is structured to encourage our younger participants and reward their efforts in training. The belt progression is shown below.

Grade Belt Colour
Semi 10th Kyu & 10th Kyu Yellow Belt
Semi 9th Kyu & 9th Kyu Orange Belt
Semi 8th Kyu & 8th Kyu Red Belt
Semi 7th Kyu & 7th Kyu Green Belt
Semi 6th Kyu & 6th Kyu Blue Belt
Semi 5th Kyu & 5th Kyu Purple Belt

Resources

Learning the basics

A guide to basic etiquette and some key training terms for our junior members can be found in this PDF.

Uniforms & Belts

All of our members are required to wear a training dogi. We recommend either this set from Auckland Martial Arts Supplies on Queen Street or this one from the online store Zenjo. Quality options are sometimes available on Trade Me.

Belts can be obtained from the same suppliers.