• Demonstration Wrap-Up

    Congratulations to everyone who participated in the Aikido Shudokan 36th Anniversary Demonstration on Saturday 30th April!

  • Easter Holiday Schedule

    The dojo will be helping you find the balance between the festive chocolate eating and training with the Easter Holiday Schedule below so make sure you come down and train!

  • Fitzroy Dojo Adults Test Results - 24th September

    Held on the 24th of September 2014, congratulations to all those who tested - Osu

  • Fitzroy Dojo Adults Test Results - 29th May 2014

    Held on the 29th of May 2014, congratulations to all those who tested - Osu

  • Fitzroy Dojo Adults Test Results - 6th December 2013

    Held on the 6th of December 2013, congratulations to all those who tested - Osu

  • Free Adult Aikido Trial Class

    Ever wanted to try a martial art? Not sure which art to choose? Not sure which school to go to?

    springvale class demo

    For a limited time only*, we are offering free trial classes for adults. Get a taste of what training is like at our world-class full-time facilities in Heidelberg and Springvale!

    Our passionate instructors will take you through some basic stances, some basic techniques and some more free flowing techniques such as self defence techniques and freestyle techniques. Please feel free to spend some time to have a chat with the friendly instructors and students and get a feel for what our school is about and you'll find out why we have such a strong community here.

    Book your free trial class below, call us on 9440 7028 today or go to our Contactpage to find out more information!

    *Offer ends 20th November 2017 and is for one free trial class per person.

  • Grading Results- 25th October 2014

    7th Kyu


    Patrick Beggs

    Sondrine Kehoe

    Matthew Hakopian*

  • Great Videos on Youtube

    Check out a round up of these great videos from youtube. Some very interesting discussions

  • Heidelberg Junior Grading Results - 18th June 2016

    Results from the Heidelberg Junior Test held on Saturday 18th June 2016. Congratulations to all who tested - Osu!

  • History

    Modern day Aikido can trace its origins back to the feudal society of 9th Century Japan. It is rooted in several styles of jujitsu (from which modern judo is also derived), in particular daitoryu-(aiki)jujitsu, as well as sword and spear fighting arts.
  • Inoue Sensei Seminar

    This April, Aikido Shudokan is fortunate enough to be hosting 10th Dan Inoue Kyoichi Kancho. Inoue Kancho is the only living 10th Dan in Yoshinkan aikido and an opportunity to learn from him is not to be missed!

  • Interview With Sensei Joe Thambu

    an excerpt from an interview with Sensei Joe Thambu that was featured in our annual magazine.

  • Joe Thambu Shihan Canada Tour - June 2016

    Joe Thambu Shihan, 8th Dan, will be teaching seminars in Canada in June 2016.

  • Joe Thambu Shihan Europe Tour - May 2016

    Joe Thambu Shihan, 8th Dan, has been invited to teach in Poland and Ukraine during May 2016.

  • Joe Thambu Shihan Malaysia & Indonesia Tour - April 2016

    Joe Thambu Shihan, 8th Dan, the technical director of Aikido Shudokan worldwide, has been invited by Aikido Shudokan Malaysia and Aikido Shudokan Indonesia to conduct seminars during April 2016.

  • Junior Grading Results 10th September 2016

    The results for the children's grading held on 10th September 2016. Congratulations to all who have been promoted. Osu

  • Junior Grading Times and School Holidays

    Times for the Children's gradings at Springvale and Heidelberg & and all the info you need for the school holidays

  • Mindfulnes and Training at the dojo

    Mindfulnes in Training: Some tips for those that might be interested (and for those that keep getting yelled at for touching their belt during class).

  • News Updates

    Keep up to date with all the news and updates at the dojo. Short and sweet, what is happening in the upcoming weeks and months

  • Queen's Birthday Weekend

    Over the Queen's Birthday we will have classes as normal on Saturday. However, on Monday 12th