Junior training

Basic course for juniors starts on Saturday August 17th 2019 from 11:30 through 12:30. Basic course is once a week every Saturday same time.

Advanced juniors practice on Mondays 17:00–18:00 (starting on August 12th and on Saturdays 11:30–12:30.

Information about the fees here.

Beginners course in Aikido Fall 2019

The new beginners course in aikido starts on Monday 19.8.2019 at 5pm.

The course will be held on Mondays 17:00–18:00 and on Saturdays 11.30–13:00. After couple of weeks it is already possible to join some of the regular classes. It’s possible to join in even in the middle of the term! Just come on in some Monday or Saturday to get started.

Starting Aikido

In the beginning you only need a T-shirt, sweat pants and slippers. Slippers are used to walk from the dressing room to the tatami. The proper training outfit can be ordered later via Akari. At some point you will be given Basic course Manual.

Information about fees here.

Everybody is warmly welcome!

The Summer Break is ending

We start practicing again on Monday 22.7.2019 still with summer practicing times:

Mondays 18.00–19:15
Wednesdays 19.00–20:15
Fridays 7.00–8.00

The summer times are still valid 22.7.–9.8.2019.

In summer we enter the dojo via the main entrance ( hotel/cafeteria entrance).

The winter times start on Monday 12.8.2019.


Events March & April

We are going to have interesting events in Akari during March and April 2019. On Saturday 23rd of March we will have a kyu test event at the end of the class. On Saturday 30th of March we will have a guest instructor when Antti Pekkarinen 4.dan Aikikai will teach the class in our dojo.

On Saturday 13th of April 2019 we will have an aikido seminar by Jari Alasuutari 4.dan Aikikai. Seminar classes will be at 11-13 and 15-17.

Detailed information about events and other exceptions you will find on our Classes page: link

Annual spring meeting

Welcome to our statutory annual spring meeting on Saturday March 2nd 2019. We will gather after the class around 13:15 at the hotel side meeting room in Tikkurila Sport Hall. Main topics are last year’s activities and budget and this year’s events.

Yudansha classes

This Sunday 13th of January 2019 we will have a yudansha class in Akari. The class is meant for aikidokas with the grade 1.kyu or dan. Aikidokas from other aikido clubs are welcome to join our yudansha class. We will continue to arrange a yudansha class every month on one Sunday. We will inform you about the exact days soon. Welcome!