Aikido Experience

Open year-round

  • Sports/Outdoor

Reccomended for those who:

-Are interested in self-defence
-Want to improve their health and flexibility
-Want to exercise and burn fat

“Aikido” has nothing to do with age or experience. Each person has their own motivation to start, but anyone can experience the joy of martial arts. Trial experience available!

Experience the mainstream of Japanese martial arts in Hamamatsu. Aikido is a martial art that was created to counter the sword when a samurai was attacked while sleeping or taking a bath. It’s even used by the Japanese police today. Experiences include Japanese yoga “Shinkouho,” which is performed as a preparatory exercise. Hamamatsu is connected to both Jigoro Kano, the founder of Kodokan Judo, and Morihei Ueshiba, the founder of Aikido.

The legendary martial artist Minoru Mochizuki studied directly with these two people. Born in Shizuoka City in 1907, Mochizuki opened the dojo “Yoseikan” in 1931. There are only four disciples in the world who have been granted a license from Mochizuki, who has made a name for himself as a master of martial arts.

One of them is Masashi Sugiyama, the chairman of the Hamamatsu Aikido Association. In this experience, Sugiyama Shihan, the legitimate successor of Aikido, will teach you directly!


Date & Time11:00~
Required Time2 hours
Max. Number of ParticipantsUp to 10 people
Prices3,000 yen
LocationHamamatsu City Budokan
Address2-3-1, Nishiasada, Naka-ku, Hamamatsu-shi
AccessBy car: 30 minutes from Tomei Hamamatsu IC, 40 minutes from Tomei Hamamatsu Nishi IC
By bus: Take Entetsu Bus bound for Takatsuka Magori from Hamamatsu Station bus platform no. 4. Get off at Budokan bus stop after 6 minutes. The facility can be reached in 2 minutes on foot from here.
Foreign Language SupportEnglish
Cancellation PolicyFull refund available for cancellations up to 24 hours prior.

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