Introduction to Aikido

Oct. 5–28, 2015 we will be hosting an Introduction to Aikido course!

Cost: $50 for 4 week series
Class times:

  • Mornings: Mon & Weds: 6–7 am (starting Oct. 5)
  • Mid-day: Tues & Thurs: noon–1 pm (starting Oct. 6)
  • Evenings: Mon: 6:30–7:30 pm, Weds: 7–8 pm (starting Oct. 5)

This class is intended for adults—we welcome students 13 and older. For younger students, please see our Kid’s Classes.

You are encouraged, and welcome, to observe a class before you begin. Also review the information on the Join page.


Yudansha Training

These classes are primarily intended for people training for a yudansha exam or for anyone interested in working on advanced skills, such as weapons taking, randori, jiyu waza, kaeshi waza, etc. They are tentatively planned for the fourth Sunday of each month (where possible), starting at 10 AM and lasting about 1.5 hours. Students from other dojos are welcome.

Upcoming Yudansha sessions, 2015:

  • October 18
  • November 15

Note: these dates are tentative, so be sure to check with us before you decide to come.


Kyu Testing

Kyu (non-black belt) testing is generally held on the first Saturday every third month. The currently-scheduled dates for kyu tests in 2015 are:

  • October 10
  • December 12


Fellowship Seminar at Spirit Aikido

We are pleased to have our own Jeff Hempel Sensei represent AoM at the Fellowship Seminar being held next month, October 24, 2015, at Spirit Aikido (7144 Shady Oak Road Eden Prairie, MN 55343;

For more information, download the event flyer in PDF.