Aikido at the Center is temporarily suspending physical classes in order to practice social distancing and help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in our community. We will keep you posted.

We are offering virtual classes. If you’d like to schedule a free trial class or if you’d like to try low impact aikido, please send us an email at aikidoatthecentertucson@gmail.com

Current hours:
Kids classes
Saturday: 10:00-11:30
Mon: 4:30-5:15
Wed: 4:30-5:15
 
Adults: 
Mon: 5:30-6:30
Wed: 5:30-6:30

"Heaven is right where you are standing and that is the place to train." ~O'Sensei

AikidoKids!

Members of our AikidoKids! program performing at a talent show. They are demonstrating the 31 Jo Kata. We at Aikido at the Center couldn’t be more proud of them! 

Aikido at the Center offers Aikido Kids and Teens...

* Friendly, non-competitive environment

* Acceptance of varying ability levels

* Non-violent, safe martial art experience

* Trained, patient instructors

* Fun

* Physical activity for after school

* Unplug from technology

* Anti-bullying strategies

* Leadership skills

* Physical and emotional control

* Skills to resolve conflict peacefully

Schedule of Classes

Mondays and Wednesdays–4:30-5:15 pm
Saturdays–9:00-10:00 am (beginner class)
10:00-10:30 am (beginning weapons)
10:30-11:30 am (advanced class)
11:30-12:00 (advanced weapons)
12:00 – 12:30 pm (aiki dragonets) Children 3-5.

Our Teachers

Claire Conway, 4th dan

AikidoKids! Director Fukushidoin

Claire has been the Director of the AikidoKids! program and teaching for fifteen years. 
“I really enjoy being involved with teaching Aikido to children and find it very rewarding.”

Cezanne Waid, 3rd dan

AikidoKids! Teacher Fukushidoin

Cezanne has been teaching in the AikidoKids! program for six years. 

“If I can teach my students a fraction of what they teach me, it’s a good day.”

Shane Cummings, 3rd dan

AikidoKids! Teacher Fukushidoin

Shane has been teaching in the kids program for four years.
“I am serious about aikido and enjoy it and hope my enthusiasm for our art shines through in my classes. 
I believe we are not only transforming our own lives but all those we encounter.”

What Our Students Have to Say...

Great Dojo! Friendly members and focused kids training program!
Matthew M.
My son has been attending for almost a year now and he Really loves it! They have added a new Teen Class on Sundays, which is a Great addition. ALL the Instructors are Very Good and Helpful too!
Kelly O.
We love it here! My daughter couldn't be more happy and it is a joy to be apart of the family.
Denise H.
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