Regular Classes

Available to all members of Aikido Kyoto.
Please see our training schedule.

Basic Class

This class focuses on learning the basic Ukemi (falls) and movements, and practicing repeatedly the basic Aikido techniques.
Recommended for beginner and intermediate level.

Tuesdays
18:45 - 20:00 (Nishijin Dojo)

Thursdays
9:00 - 10:00 (Nishijin Dojo)
18:30 - 19:30 (Nishijin Dojo)

Intermediate Class

This class is aimed at people who hold a 2nd kyu or above.

Thursdays
19:30 - 20:30

Weapons Class

Practice with wooden sword and jo.
To join this class, you need to request admission to the instructor in charge. Participation is limited to those who can attend the class regularly.

Fridays
10:45 - 11:45 ( Budo Center)

Saturdays
11:45 - 12:45 (Nishijin Dojo)

Teenager Class

Aikido class aimed at Junior High and High School students.

Mondays
18:30 - 19:30 (Nishijin Dojo)
19:30 - 20:30 (Fushimi Dojo)

Children's Class

Aikido class for Elementary School students.

Mondays/Fridays
17:00 - 18:00 (Fushimi Dojo)

Wednesdays
18:00 - 18:50 (Hirakata Dojo)

Thursdays
17:15 - 18:15 (Nishijin Dojo)

Children’s Class (English immersion)

Aimed at Elementary School kids. The class is conducted solely in English while learning Ukemi (fall) and basic Aikido movements.
The class is taught by Chris Mulligan; technical director of Aikido Kyoto and English speaking assistants.

Tuesdays
17:30 - 18:30 (Nishijin Dojo)

Pee Wee Class

Aikido class aimed at children between 4 and 6 years of age.
Kids learn the basics of ukemi (fall) in a fun and active class.

Tuesdays
16:30 - 17:15 (Nishijin Dojo)

Zazen

Zen meditation practice takes place every morning before aikido class and on Sunday evenings at Nishijin Dojo. People who are not members of Aikido Kyoto are also welcome to join. Please inquire details.

Yoga Class

Every Wednesday from 10:00 to 11:15 at Nishijin Dojo
Please inquire details.