Irish Aikido Federation

Beginners Course Starting Autumn/Winter 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
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You can read more about Aikido here.

The Irish Aikido Federation - Ireland Aikikai, founded in 1973, 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.

Aikido has many benefits - fitness, co-ordination, effective martial techniques, learning, and no competition - Aikido is very safe to practice.

Our chief instructor, Seán MacRuairí, 7th Dan, has practiced Aikido for 49 years, and was Assistant Chairman of the International Aikido Federation (IAF).

A class with Chief Instructor, Seán MacRuairí, 7th Dan

The dojo is open to new members, you just need to register!

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: