Aikido Shudokan

For Kids 6-12 years

Uchideshi/Dojosei Program

Live and train on-site

Beginners Course

4th April to 2 May 2017

Aikido Shudokan was the first Yoshinkan style dojo in Australia, founded by Joe Thambu Shihan in 1980, and has schools in Heidelberg West, Springvale, Fitzroy, Williamstown and Albury, teaching men, women and children. The style of Aikido is a dynamic and self-defence effective system of throwing, joint-locks, strikes and pinning techniques. Read More


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Latest News

Aikido Shudokan Syllabus 2017

The Aikido Shudokan syllabi for 2017 is available for download below.

37th Anniversary Demonstration: The Wrap Up

Congratulations are in order for everyone who took part in and helped with the 37th Anniversary demonstration. Not only was some absolutely top notch aikido on display but the collective spirit of the dojo really shone through and made the day truly special

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School Holiday Schedule

Our School Holiday Schedule for kids' classes will take effect on Monday 3rd April. Class times will be as follows:

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What Students Say:

I think the best thing about training at the Shudokan is that after almost two and a half years I have not had a single class that I have walked away from without having enjoyed myself and learned something new. - Aaron Cananzi

I started learning Aikido in my 50s and it has been one of the best decisions I've ever made. What a gift it is to do a physical practice that trains your mind, body and spirit together. - Marvin Oka

Contact Us Today

  • Operating Hours:

    Monday to Friday 2pm to 9pm
    Saturdays 9am to 7pm
    Sunday CLOSED
  • Address:

    43 Crissanne Road
    Heidelberg West, CO 52001
    3081 Victoria
  • Telephone:

    (03) 9440 7028
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