50th Anniversary Gasshuku Schedule

Please note this schedule is subject to change if required. Friday 6th March 2020 07:30 Doors Open + Registrations 1 Lesson 08:00–08:50 2 Lesson 09:00–09:50 3 Lesson 10:00–10:50 4 Lesson 11:00–11:50 LUNCH BREAK 12:00–13:00 5 Lesson 13:00–13:50 6 Lesson 14:00–14:50 … Continued

Spring 2018 Grading

Adult dan & kyu grade examinations will be held throughout October and November 2018. A schedule of gradings is available here. Please speak with your Dojo Cho regarding your eligibility and, once approved, please enter your registration here.

2018 Tahiti Aikido Seminar with Takase Shihan

Fédération Polynésienne d’Aïkido and Takase Shihan invite you to attend the 2018 Pacific Aikido Seminar. The seminar will be held in the Erima Dojo in Arue, Tahiti on 17, 18 & 19 August 2018. This is a great chance to … Continued

Try Aikido in Ramarama

You’re invited to a free trial lesson in Aikido – the Japanese martial art On Wednesday 24th January, Ramarama’s Aikido club will hold an open day. Anyone is welcome to take part, either joining in a free trial class, or … Continued

Shirataki-mura Gasshuku 2017

Registration for the Shirataki-mura Gasshuku have now closed. We have started preparations for a very special aikido trip to Japan in 2017 – a trip that will not only allow us to train in a very special location with some excellent … Continued

Aikido Shinryukan T-Shirts

Introducing our new Aikido Shinryukan designed long & short t-shirts for men and women. They come in long sleeve (NZ$35) or short sleeve (NZ$25) design on Charcoal or White. The long sleeve T’s are unisex and the short sleeve shirts come in a men’s … Continued

Passing of Bill Wickstead Sensei

We are sad to announce the passing of Bill Wickstead Sensei, 6th Dan, at the age of 93. Bill-Sensei was one of the great personalities of Aikido in New Zealand. His family will be holding a private service for Bill-Sensei, … Continued

12th IAF – registration of interest

Once every 4 years the International Aikido Federation (IAF) hosts an international congress in Japan, where aikidoka from all over the world gather to train under sensei from the Aikikai Hombu Dojo. This year this congress is being hosted again, … Continued

Kimori Dojo 15th Anniversary Seminar

Toshiharu Sawada Shihan and Aikido Kimori Dojo are very happy to announce Kimori Dojo’s 15th anniversary seminar will be held on Saturday 23rd and Sunday the 24th of April 2016. They are very honoured to have the Dojo Cho of Aikikai … Continued