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.

18:50 - 20:00 (Nishijin Dojo)

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

Yudansha Class

This class is aimed at people who hold shodan or above.

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.

10:30 - 11:30 ( Budo Center)
18:00 - 19:00 (Nishijin)
10:50 - 11:50 (Nishijin)

Teenager/ Youth Class

Aikido class aimed at Junior High and High School students.

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

18:30 - 19:30 (Nishijin Dojo)

Children's Class

Aikido class for Elementary School students.

17:00 - 18:00 (Fushimi Dojo)

18:00 - 18:50 (Hirakata Dojo)

17:10- 18:10 (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.

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.

16:30 - 17:15 (Nishijin Dojo)


Zen meditation practice takes place Tuesday mornings 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.