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The Australasian Aikikai comprises three “House Dojos”, and other satellite dojos situated in Sydney, Newcastle, Adelaide and on the Central Coast.

All instructors are accredited and registered with the Aikido World Headquarters in Tokyo Japan. Classes on offer include Aikido and related weapons work, boken, jo, and tanto, iaido, along with children’s classes and Zazen Meditation.

Adelaide Aikido


South Australia

Adelaide Aikido is a place where people can support each other to work hard to push themselves to their personal limits, expand their experiences and capabilities and look after one another.

There is no descrimination on grounds of gender, age, race, religion or cultural background. Everyone can train together knowing that this is a safe place founded on mutual respect.

Newcastle Aikikai


New South Wales

Newcastle Aikido (Saku Shin Kan) is an intense, yet highly supportive environment providing instruction in the martial arts of Aikido and Iaido, and the Zen Buddhist practice of Zazen meditation. We focus on the principles of becoming Centered, Open, Lively, Whole and Connected.

Located in cosmopolitan Hamilton, we have over 30 hours of classes per week available, up to five times per day, with classes specifically aimed at beginners, intermediate and advanced students.


Erina (Central Coast)

New South Wales

TaiZen means imperturbable, and/or calm and self-possessed, cool and collected, showing no sign of nerves. Kan means house, place.

The Aikido dojo  has been established in partnership with the Judo Central Coast – Kugatsu Judo Club (Judo Central Coast | Facebook) which offers many different judo classes for all age groups.

The dojo atmosphere is one of a family martial center with a safe and respectful environment for all gender, age, race, religion or cultural background. The dojo is located in Erina, the commercial hub of the Central Coast, easily accessible from all the Central Coast.