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Kihon Aikido Melbourne

Interested in Japanese martial arts?

Joining is easy

Our school welcomes beginners and seasoned practitioners, with classes four times a week. We also teach children and teenagers. Our strong community supports regular seminars and workshops in Melbourne, interstate and overseas.

Develop power, harmony and ki, your spirit energy, while learning effective throwing and pinning techniques to empty handed attacks and attacks with weapons, from the front or from behind, by one or many attackers. 

Join us and improve your awareness, self confidence, coordination and fitness, all while studying an honourable martial art. Learn self defence and one of the most difficult martial arts to master, traditional, precise, complete, Kihon Aikido.

Kihon Aikido is proud to support a diverse range of students with varied backgrounds and orientations. 

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Anyone can learn Aikido
Your safety is our number one concern



Kihon Aikido Melbourne is a wonderful community that supports each individual to learn and grow in a nurturing way. I have been doing Aikido here for less than a year and have already made so many great friends. Michael Sensei is passionate, patient, and such a skilled aikidoka and teacher. He takes people's safety and wellbeing very seriously. I am so glad I have found his dojo.


Kihon Aikido has provided me with a daily dose of mindfulness, physical activity, and social interaction, which have undoubtedly contributed to my overall wellbeing and quality of life. I am grateful for having discovered this incredible martial art and look forward to continuing on this journey of self-improvement and personal growth.


At Kihon Aikido, I feel at home. The instructors are patient and knowledgeable, emphasizing attention to detail and strong basics. Training is serious yet supportive, creating a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment. My journey here taught me about Aikido, connections, and how to stay grounded, both on and off the mat.


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