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Future Aikikai Ireland Events and other events organised by our Aikido friends


2019 Dates for Aikikai Ireland courses



One Day Aikikai Ireland TC Course on Saturday 27th of April

On Saturday 27th of April Ikeda Dojo Wicklow will host a one day Technical Committee seminar with Joe McHugh Sensei and Trevor Pigott Sensei.

At the course there will also be kyu exams. Good luck to the examinees..Details as follows..

Venue: Moneystown Community Hall, Wicklow.

11:30 to 12:30 Aikido 1
12:30 to 13:30 Kyu Exams
13:30 to 14:30 Lunch
14:30 to 15:30 Aikido 2

Cost: €20 (Unemployed/Students €15)

Phone +353 (0) 86101 96 68 Email: info@aikidoikedadojo.ie

Course Poster:
PDF thumbOne day Aikikai Ireland East Coast Seminar April 2019.pdf



Vermont - Sligo Aikido Dojo Seminar Hosted by Shobu Aikido Vermont USA

We are delighted to announce that an Aikido Friendship Exchange seminar between Shobu Aikido Vermont, USA and Sligo Aikido Dojo, Ireland will take place on the 29th and 30th of June 2019.

Todd Trzaskos Sensei 5th Dan and head instructor at the Shobu Aikido Dojo (https://shobuaikidovermont.com) and Eamon Coyne Sensei 5th Dan , Sligo Aikido Dojo will be the instructors at this seminar.

Todd Sensei began his Aikido training in 1992 and has over 40 years of martial training experience. A huge thanks to our friend Valarie McGettigan for making the connection to allow the colloboration to happen.

Class day and times:
Saturday 9am to 12pm and 2pm to 5pm
Sunday 10am to 1pm

$75 Entire Course or $30 per class

Woodstock Recreation Centre, 54 River St, Woodstock, VT, 05091



Poster: PDFTodd Eamon Sensei Course in Vermont USA.pdf (size 407 kb)


Aikikai Ireland 10 Year Anniversary Summer Camp with Michele Quaranta 7th Dan Shihan in Athboy

On the 2nd of June 2009 Aikikai Ireland was officially formed by a core group of Aikido friends.

Over the passed 10 years we have had some wonderful times both on and off the mats both here in Ireland and abroad, making life long friends along the way.

To mark the 10th anniversary we will have a residential camp in Drewstown House, Athboy.

The course will run from Friday 31st of May until Monday 3rd of June.


Training Schedule (Times may Vary)

12.30 – 14.00   Arrival & bed allocation
16.00 – 18.30   Aikido
Dinner (Followed by social evening)

08.00-09.00      Aikiken / Aikijo
10.30-12.30      Aikido
16.30-18.30      Aikido
Dinner (Followed by social evening)

08.00-09.00      Aikiken / Aikijo
10.30-12.30      Aikido
16.30-18.30      Aikido / Visit of local historic area
Evening celebration of Aikikai Irelands 10 years
Live Music & DJ

10.00 – 12.30   Aikido
Closing of seminar and depart

Drewstown House

 Situated on 68 beautiful acres in the heart of Co. Meath (10 km South of Kells), there is a private lake, forest, and bog to enjoy nature, as well as a gymnasium, and football pitch to keep your group active.

Approx 1 hour from Dublin Airport via bus direct to kells or Athboy and you can be collection there by one of our members and brought direct to stage location.

For overseas groups who are travelling please contact Trevor on trevor.pigott@gmail.com and we can help with times and travel plans when arriving to Ireland.

Booking can be done via the registration form here https://goo.gl/forms/racwvKM21mdBR0333

Poster: PDFAikikai Ireland 10 Year Anniversary Summer Camp.pdf (size 362 kb)

Course Location:



2019 Dates for Aikikai Ireland Technical Adviser Michele Quaranta Shihan

The dates have been set for the seminars with Aikikai ireland Technical Adviser Michele Quaranta Shihan

Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th of March hosted in Wicklow

Friday 31st of May through to Monday 3rd of June hosted in Athboy

Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th of October hosted in Sligo

We look forward as always to these seminars with Michele Sensei and hosting our Aikido friends from near and far.

The summer camp will also be a celebratory course in that it will be the 10th anniversary of Aikikai Ireland. We look forward to seeing you on the mats.

More details to follow in the coming weeks.



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