Statutory autumn meeting 10.11.2018

We will arrange the annual statutory autumn meeting on Saturday 10.11.2018 after the training at 13:15 o’clock. The meeting will take place at the meeting room of the Tikkurila Sport Hall cafeteria. We will go through club’s plans for next year and discuss our training schedule in general. Welcome!

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Weekend seminar with Nevelius Shihan

Jan Nevelius Shihan 6.dan Aikikai will give an aikido weekend seminar at Akari’s dojo during weekend 24.-26.8.2018. This will have an effect to our weekly class schedule.

  • Weekly class on Friday morning 24.8. at 7-8 will be held as usual
  • Seminar classes on Saturday 25.8. at 11-13 and 15-17. Weekly class in the morning is cancelled.
  • Weekly juniors class on Saturday 25.8. at 11:30-12:30 will be held as usual
  • Seminar class on Sunday 26.8. at 10-12. Weekly class in the afternoon is cancelled.

Welcome to join the seminar!

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Beginning of autumn training season

We will start training according to the autumn training schedule on Monday 13.8.2018. We have updated the schedule at the page Classes.

Juniors will have their first class at the first Saturday of the autumn season on Saturday 18.8.2018. All juniors are warmly welcome, both those continuing to practise aikido and those who want to start!

Basic course will start on Tuesday 28.8.2018. If you are interested to join our basic course, you can come and try out aikido on Monday 27.8.2018. We will organise a try out class at 17:00-18:00 on our dojo. The class is free. Just wear something comfortable and come to get a feeling for aikido in Akari!

Welcome to enjoy aikido at our weekly classes in Akari!

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Welcome to a try out class!

We are offering a free try out class in aikido on Monday, August 27th at 5pm. The class is one hour long. Just wear something comfortable and easy, like a T-shirt and sweatpants. On tatami we always practise bare footed.

The new basic course will start on Tuesday 28th of August at 8:15 pm.

Everybody is welcome!




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Classes continue with summer schedule

Welcome back to Tikkurila Sport Hall tatami tomorrow Monday 23.7.2018 at 18:00-19:15. We will continue to train according to the summer schedule for the next three weeks. Autumn training schedule will start from Monday 13.8.2018.

Summer classes availabe

  • Monday 18:00-19:15 Jari/Jaana
  • Wednesday 19:00-20:15 Miranda/Taina
  • Friday 7:00-8:00

Come and enjoy training with us in this exceptional summer weather!

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Current classes in Akari 06/18

Next classes in Akari dojo

  • Monday 18.6. at 18:00-19:15 Jari Alasuutari 4.dan
  • Wednesday 20.6. at 19:00-20:15 Miranda Saarentaus 6.dan
  • Friday 22.6. no class: Enjoy the Midsummer!
  • Monday 25.6. at 18:00-19:15 Jari Alasuutari 4.dan
  • Wednesday 27.6. at 19:00-20:15 Miranda Saarentaus 6.dan
  • Friday 29.6. no class: in the evening at 19:00-20:30 Blues seminar in Järvenpää (info)
  • Summer break 2.-22.7.2018
    • During the break we arrange Hanko aikido seminar 12.-15.7.2018 : info
  • On Monday we continue according to summer schedule with class at 18:00-19:15.

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Ariga Sensei in Akari

Kaname Ariga Sensei 6.dan Aikikai from Saku Dojo in Japan will teach two separate classes in Akari

  • On Friday 8.6.2018 training time 7:00-8:00
    Price 10 €.
  • On Monday 11.6.2018 training time 18:00-19:15
    Price 15 €.

The classes are open to everyone interested. Welcome!

In addition to Akari’s classes Ariga Sensei will give classes in

  • Jukara dojo, Myyrmäki, Vantaa weekend seminar 8.-10.6.2018: link
  • Jukara dojo, Myyrmäki, Vantaa morning classes 11.-13.6.2018: link
  • Kinoumi dojo, Kirkkonummi evening class 12.6.2018 at 18:20-20:00: link

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The beginning of summer season

Next weekend we will arrange classes according normal schedule: classes for teens & adults on Saturday 2.6. at 11:30-13:00 and on Sunday 3.6. at 16:00-17:00. Juniors have already had their last class for the season, and will continue on August.

Please note that we will start to train according to the summer schedule on Monday 4.6.2018. On the first Monday 4.6. we will also have a kyu test. Everyone is welcome to participate either as an uke or as an audience. On next Monday 11.6.2018 we will have a guest instructor from Japan: Kaname Ariga Sensei 6.dan Aikikai (price 15 €). Everyone from Akari and other aikido clubs are very welcome to participate to Ariga Sensei’s class!

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