HENDON CLASSES

Sundays

9.45am-11.45am

 

Agatsu Aikido Club

413 Hendon Way

Hendon

London

NW4 3LN

HAMPSTEAD CLASSES

Aikido Alive

Royal Free Recreation Club

Fleet Road

Hampstead

NW3 2QG

Mondays

7pm - 8.30pm

 

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Class Info

Hendon Dojo

 

Class times: Every Sunday 9.45am - 11.45am. We are open 52 weeks a year with some exceptions - please check our Facebook page for live updates on any dojo closures. 

 

Class outline: Each class includes Taijutsu (unarmed), Tachidori & Jodori (weapons training). 

Price: Classes are £10 per lesson, pay as you play. You will need to purchase insurance from the club after attending your first lesson. 

Hampstead Dojo

 

Class times: Every Monday 7pm - 8.30pm. We are open 52 weeks a year with some exceptions - please check our Facebook page for live updates on any dojo closures. 

 

Class outline: Tachidori & Jodori (weapons training). 

Price: Classes are £10 per lesson, pay as you play. You will need to purchase insurance from the club after attending your first lesson. 

Chief Instructor - Albi Solicari Sensei (4th Dan Aikikai)

Chief instructor Albi Solicari Sensei (4th Dan Aikikai) has practiced multiple martial arts in a career spanning 5 decades, including Judo, Karate, Shurinji Kempo, Japanese Swordsmanship and Aikido. After achieving a black belt in Karate, he made the transition into Aikido in the late 80s. He founded Agatsu Aikido Club in 2009 and was awarded his 4th Dan by Ulf Evenas Shinan (7th Dan Aikikai). He is a qualified Joint Aikikai Council (JAC) instructor and approved JAC Senior Coach / Coach Tutor (CL3). 

Beginners, please wear loose shorts or trousers, and a loose t-shirt. You will be expected to wear a gi and buy your own weapons if you wish to continue to train in the dojo. Training is done in bare feet - strictly no shoes or socks on the dojo mats for hygiene and safety reasons. Please pay attention to dojo etiquette.

Syllabus

As a recognised Aikikai Foundation club, we follow the Hombu Dojo grading system and all grades are approved and issued by the Aikikai Foundation.