Aikido is a Japanese martial art combining self-defense, fitness, and self-development in a form suitable for all ages and all levels of ability.
Anyone with moderate fitness is welcome to try a class and you are encouraged to train at your level of enjoyment
Instructor Chris Hutchinson has trained in Aikido for over 25 years, and has taught Aikido in Armidale since 1994.
We are affiliated with the Australian Aiki-Kai (the national representative body for Aikido)
Classes for adults and teens (13+) are held at the PCYC, 175 Rusden St, Armidale (See us on Google Maps).
Beginners are welcome to any class
For more information phone Chris - 6775 1913
The cost is $6 per class
Students must hold current membership of NSW PCYC and Aiki-Kai Australia
NSW PCYC annual membership is $16.50 for adults and $7.00 for juniors (under 18)
Aiki-Kai Australia annual membership is $200/year for adults, $80/year for juniors. Concession/Student and trial membership rates are available. Most people start with an interim membership costing between $20 (junior) and $50 (full adult rate) for the first three months of training.
You are welcome to come along to watch and ask questions. Beginners can participate in any class.
To start training come along a few minutes before class time to sign up as a PCYC member and as an Aiki-Kai member. If under 18 then a parent or guardian must sign the forms on your behalf.
Loose and durable clothing is recommended - tracksuit pants and t-shirt is a good choice.