Training Times

 Newstead dojo – 95 Commercial Rd
Day
Time
Details
Monday
6.30 – 8.00 am
6.15 – 7.30 pm
Aikido Open Class
Tuesday
6.30 – 8.00 am
6.15 – 7.30 pm
Aikido Open Class
Aikido Beginners Class
Wednesday
6.15 – 7.30 pm
Aikido Open Class
Thursday
6.30 – 8.00 am
6.15 – 7.30 pm
Aiki Weapons Study
Introduction/Beginners
Friday
6.30 – 7.30 am
5.30 – 7.30 pm
Aikido Open Class
Jodo/Iaido
Saturday
8.30 – 10.00 am
Aikido Open Class
Sunday
7.00 – 8.30 am
8.30 – 10.00 am
Aiki Weapons
Aikido Open Class
 NB.  No classes held on public holidays!

Brisbane Aikikai conducts training on every day of the week with a mixture of morning and evening classes including sessions catered more towards beginners.  Iaido and Jodo are offered Friday evenings as a separate art.

Normal class duration is about one and a half hours and includes some or all of the following elements:

  • Misogi Breathing (Purification Exercise)
  • Stretching
  • Basic Rolling, Breakfalls and Body Movements
  • Traditional Aikido Techniques – in pairs or groups
  • Weapons training:  Bokken (wooden sword),  Jo (wooden staff),  Tanto (wooden knife)
  • Meditation