Irish Aikido Federation

Beginners Course Starting September 2022!

Macken Street, Dublin 2

The dojo is open to new members! Whether you've practiced before, or it's totally new - Come practice Aikido with us!

Aikido is a Japanese, natural movement martial art to co-ordinate mind and body for health, defence, and self-development.
The principle is to avoid attack, blend with your attackers movement, and establish control.
Aikido is suitable for people of all shapes and sizes

You can read more about Aikido here.

The Irish Aikido Federation - Ireland Aikikai is a recognised authority to teach Aikido in Ireland, by the Aikikai Foundation, Tokyo. The Irish Aikido Federation is a member of the International Aikido Federation.

The Wicklow Aikido Club has also reopened - every Thursday at 7pm.

As of Summer 2022, we are doing Aikido practice with full contact, while wearing masks, with good ventilation.
All members are required to present an EU Digital Covid Cert (or equivalent), as well as complete a Covid Online Heath and Safety course.
Please review our Covid-19 policy in the registration form.

The dojo is open to new members, once they have completed their registration, and provided the necessary documents.

Here are the current class times:

  • Monday: 6:30pm - 8pm

  • Wednesday: 6:30pm - 8pm

  • Thursday: 1pm - 2pm

  • Friday: 6:30pm - 8pm

We can be found on Macken Street, just off Pearse Street.

The dojo is a 10 minute walk from Pearse Station and Grand Canal Station, and is also serviced by the following bus routes:

  • C1, C2, C3, C4, 56A, 77A, 47, 52, C5, & C6.

One of our recent training courses!

Some pre-pandemic training

Resources, such as downloadable forms, training guides and policies

International affiliations to the Aikikai Foundation and the International Aikido Federation

Information about the Irish Aikido Federation

A demonstration of Aikido practice in the Pandemic - by Kumazawa Sensei for International Aikido Federation: