Leicester Aikido Club practice every Monday and Wednesday:
Mondays at 18:30 - 20:00:
Dojo:- Ashby Folville Village Hall,
5 Folville Street, Ashby Folville, LE14 2TE
Wednesdays at 19:30 - 21:00:
Dojo:- Secular Hall, 75 Humberstone Gate,
Leicester LE1 1WB
FREE PARKING AFTER 6PM ON PAY & DISPLAY SIDE STREETS
Parking is available around Lee Circle area and Wharf Street as well as around Staples and Maplins, approx 2 mins walk from Club
The club is downstairs in the Secular Hall Buildings
The club is 5 minutes walk from Leicester City Train station and St Margaret's Bus Station and is accessible from all major bus routes leading to and from the city.
We are directly across the road from Sainsbury's supermarket & LIFE Nightclub.
Not particularly, it is a non-competative martial art so you can train within your capabilities. It is a physical activity so your fitness will develop and improve with regular Aikido training.
Traditionally Aikidokas wear a Judo or Karate suit. For beginners it is fine to practice in loose fitting clothes like a track-suit.
Judo and Karate suits for adults start at about £20 and can be obtained from any good sports or martial arts retailer such as Leicester based Martial Art Superstore.
There are no membership fees for the Leicester Aikido Club but you will be obliged to join the British Aikido Federation. BAF membership is currently £30 per annum which includes personal accident and public liability insurance,a requirement for practicing any martial art.
Session fees are £5 per session