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Aikido Etiquette in the dojo

Now’s a good time to review the guidelines for etiquette in the dojo. These rules and guidelines help us to train together respectfully, reduce the likelihood of injuries and provide a way for us to more fully understand Aikido and how to strive for mastery. Introduction In an Aikido dojo, the observation of basic forms of […]

Aikido Maai Mt Waverley Melbourne Kids Grading June 2017

Congratulations to all the kids who graded

What a great bunch of kids we have training at Aikido Maai! Everyone graded today and went up a belt. So congratulations to all. This is the “GRRRRR” photo that we took after the class. The other week I asked them all “Do your parents make you come here, or do you want to really […]

Children’s Aikido Grading 28 June 2017

The children will be attempting their grading at 5pm on Wednesday 28 June 2017 Parents are warmly welcome to attend. No children’s aikido classes in the school holidays Also, please remember that there are no kids aikido classes in the school holidays. The first class of term 3 will be at 5pm on Wednesday 19 […]

Shimizu Tendokan Aikido Seminar Melbourne 28-30 April 2017

The Institute of Aikido Australia is honoured to be hosting Kenji Shimizu Sensei. The founder of Tendoryu Aikido and one of the last personal students of Osensei Morihei Ueshiba. Shimizu Sensei style emphasizes natural large and clear movements that harmonize the flow of motion. Shimizu Sensei received the Japanese ‘Foreign Minister Award’, for his work […]

Aikido for 2017

First of all, thanks to all students and their families who supported them in training with us during 2016. There are some changes to the schedule for the children’s classes in 2017. We are no longer training during school terms. Payments will also move to paying per term per child. I’ll post the details of the […]

Spring Seminar 2015

Iwama Ryu Aikido as taught directly to Michael Field Sensei by O Sensei’s technical heir Morihiro Saito Sensei. Michael Field 5th Dan (1998) is the highest ranked, non Japanese deshi, to commence his Aikido career in Iwama Japan under Saito Sensei Hosted by Seikatsu Aikido at: 136 Sussex St, Pascoe Vale With Michael Field Soke, […]

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Queens Birthday Weekend Gradings and Seminar 6 – 8 June 2015

You are invited to attend black belt gradings and seminar on this Queens Brirthday Weekend. Micheal Field Sensei will be overseeing the gradings and teaching the seminar. PROGRAMME SATURDAY (6 June):  GRADING 9.45 AM – 3.00 PM. Tests, assessment & presentation of certificates Note. Participants are to bring their own lunch, no food will be […]

On competition

As soon as you concern yourself with the ‘good’ and ‘bad’ of your fellows, you create an opening in your heart for maliciousness to enter. Testing, competing with, and criticising others weaken and defeat you.Morihei Ueshiba

Paying for your aikido training

I often get asked “Sensei, how do I pay you?”. This post will walk you through the best and easiest ways to pay for your aikido training. The Aikido Maai  website has eCommerce facilities – and you can pay for your training online through the Aikido Maai Shop. All online payments use PayPal – and you […]

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Iwama Ryu Aikido Spring Seminar

Seikatsu Aikido & Grampians Aikido present Iwama Ryu Aikido as taught directly to Michael Field Sensei by O Sensei’s technical heir Morihiro Saito Sensei. Michael Field Soke is the highest ranked, non Japanese deshi, to commence his Aikido career in Iwama Japan under Saito Sensei Spring Seminar Hosted by Seikatsu Aikido at: 136 Sussex St, Pascoe […]