For the main UAV webpages, click here.

Notices




Our Aikido book...

Basic Steps to Aikido
$25

Basic Steps To Aikido Book
If you are interested in purchasing a copy,
you can order it through Mrs. Oei, Sensei at the Dojo, through my other website here,

Quick links for this page...

Hombu Dojo Fund

This fund will help to subsidise the cost of trips to the World Aikido Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan,
and to dojos or Aikido functions beyond Victoria.

One fund raising activity is through Bottle Depot.
An account has been set up with Bottle Depot, so if you would like to contribute to the fund,
please tell staff at Bottle Depot that your returns are for 'Ueshiba Aikido' or account 388.

Thank you for all your support and contributions.
We will aim for our next visit to Hombu Dojo to be in 2020, if not before.


Class Schedules

Students who are in the following grade levels
may enrol in the corresponding class(es).

Once you are a registered regular student of Ueshiba Aikido,
there will be no pro-rate for fees if you miss or register late for classes.

If you are unable to make it for that class, do contact me and provisions will be made.
As far as possible, do try to enrol in the appropriate class to reap the best benefit from that class:

Day
Time
Grade Level
Tuesday
5pm
Youth Mixed
6pm
Mixed ages, 3Kyu and above only
Thursday
5pm
Youth Mixed
6pm
Adults Mixed Levels
Friday
5pm
Youth Mixed
Saturday
9am
Youth Mixed
10am
Children 5 to 7yrs: Beginner, 13kyu Yellow, 12kyu Green

If you are 16 years and above,
do consider enrolling in the Thursday Adult classes.

Click here for the UAV Membership Form

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Aikido for kids

There are two Aikido classes for the 5 to 7 year olds on Saturdays:
10am to 10:45am

Classes will be at the Gordon Head Recreation Centre, Bert Richman Building.
As space is limited, do sign up soon if you are interested.

~ Aikido Kids (5–7yrs) ~

~ 2018 Autumn Kids (5-7yrs) Classes ~

10am to 10:45am
13368 Sat Sep 8 to Oct 27 6/$49
(No class on Sat Sep 22 : Moon Lantern Festival)
(No class on Sat Oct 6 : Thanksgiving Long Weekend)

10am to 10:45am
13369 Sat Nov 3 to Dec 15 6/$49
(No class on Sat Nov 10 : Remembrance Day Long Weekend)

Whole Year Registration
13357 Sat Sep 8, 2018 to Jun 15, 2019 : 10am to 10:45am - 32/$265

Do register at the Gordon Head Recreation Centre reception counter.
Ph: 250-475-7100

If you have any queries, feel free to contact me at 250.818.0284, or email me at rafaelsensei@shaw.ca.

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Gordon Head Rec Ctr

Scheduled classes at the Gordon Head Recreation Centre - Bert Richmann Building:

ADULTS

~ Mixed Levels (16yrs and up) ~

~ 2018 Autumn Adults' Classes ~

6pm to 7pm

23361 Tue Sep 4 to Oct 23 8/$88
13362 Thur Sep 6 to Oct 25 8/$88

13358 Tue Oct 30 to Dec 18 8/$88
13363 Thur Nov 1 to Dec 20 8/$88

Whole Year Registration

13359 Tue Sep 4, 2018 to Jun 11, 2019 : 6pm to 7pm - 38/$416
13360 Thur Sep 6, 2018 to Jun 13, 2019 : 6pm to 7pm - 38/$416

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YOUTH: Mixed Levels

~ (8-15yrs) ~

~ 2018 Autumn Youth Classes ~

5pm to 6pm
13377 Tue Sep 4 to Oct 23 8/$78
13372 Thur Sep 6 to Oct 25 8/$78
13373 Fri Sep 7 to Oct 26 7/$68
(No class on Fri Sep 21 : Moon Lantern Festival)

9am to 10am
13370 Sat Sep 8 to Oct 27 6/$60
(No class on Sat Sep 22 : Moon Lantern Festival)
(No class on Sat Oct 6 : Thanksgiving Day Long Weekend)

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5pm to 6pm
13376 Tue Oct 30 to Dec 18 8/$78
13375 Thur Nov 1 to Dec 20 8/$78
13374 Fri Nov 2 to Dec 21 8/$78

9 am to 10 am
13371 Sat Nov 3 to Dec 15 6/$60
(No class on Sat Nov 10 : Remembrance Day Long Weekend)

Whole Year Registration

13365 Tue Sep 4, 2018 to Jun 11, 2019 : 5pm to 6pm - 38/$370
13366 Thur Sep 6, 2018 to Jun 13, 2019 : 5pm to 6pm - 38/$370
13367 Fri Sep 7, 2018 to Jun 14, 2019 : 5pm to 6pm - 37/$360
13364 Sat, Sep 8, 2018 to Jun 15, 2019 : 9am to 10am - 32/$311

Do register at the Gordon Head Recreation Centre reception counter.
Ph: 250-475-7100

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The recreation centre requires that all students be accounted for from the first lesson of each cycle.

As our Aikido programme is on-going, members of our dojo are encouraged to pre-registered for each new cycle.

Currently, students are reminded to register for each new cycle two weeks before the end of each cycle.
Typically, a cycle lasts two months, with Grading Tests three times a year.

Register at the Gordon Head Recreation Centre reception counter.

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Grading Results

Congratulations to students who Graded in May!
We will not be posting the names of the students as there were some concerns about having the names online.
So, for all who graded at the last grading, well done!

Remember to keep your certificates for future reference.

See you in the Dojo!

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Grading Tests

The next grading tests will be held in October/November 2018.

Please Note:

Students are required to practice at least:
20hours for 13kyu to 9kyu,
30hours
for 8kyu to 6kyu,
40hours
for 5kyu,
50hours
for 4kyu and 3kyu,
60hours
for 2kyu,
70hours
for 1kyu.

Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Autumn Cycle
Autumn Cycle
Winter Cycle
Spring Cycle
Spring Cycle
Summer Cycle
   
Test
   
Test
 
Test
 

Practice hours, ideally, should be continuous uninterrupted practice. Hours are not cumulative over weeks or months of inactivity. This is necessary, as with all skills, to enable the student to refine and develop fluency in his/her knowledge, balance and technique in the art. If a student is absent for six months or more, the student will revert back to the level of white belt until the student demonstrates the ability to perform at his/her previous level.

Only students who are ready and eligible for grading will be invited to apply to be graded.

No video recording or photography will be allowed during Grading Tests.

Click here for the syllabus: Grading Structure.

Click here for the Grading Form: Grading Form.

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