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Kangeiko winter intensive at Tacoma Aikikai to forge body and spirit in the New Year with a week of intensive winter aikido, zazen, and iaido training. Train in daily classes morning and evening to challenge yourself and intensify your practice.Find out more »
Join Tacoma Aikikai in welcoming Deena Drake Sensei, 6th dan from San Diego Aikikai for our annual Winter Seminar.Find out more »
KiDs Leap Night Lock-In (Parents Night Out) Saturday, February 29th drop-off and pick-up anytime 5-10pm Preregister: Cost $15 How often does a leap night come around? Celebrate with aikido friends with an evening of games, food, and movies in the dojo. Parents can drop off and pick up kids anytime between 5pm and 10pm. RegisterFind out more »
Join Tacoma Aikikai for a Community Dojo Open House to celebrate our first anniversary in Tacoma's Central District. Check out aikido and your neighborhood dojo with food, games, demonstrations, workshops, community classes, and more....Find out more »
Online Aikido for the Community. Join us on our Facebook Page for live-streamed community aikido classes every Tuesday from 6-7 pm, during the Covid crisis. Stretch, move, and get some martial skills while you're at it.Find out more »
Kids Aikido Live! Online community aikido class for kids. Fun activities anyone can do from their living room. Parents not required, but it could be fun. Keep moving and give aikido a try. Live-streamed from our facebook page every Wednesday 4-445pm (@tacomaaikikai)Find out more »
Take your first steps on a new path. The Aikido Beginner's Series has gone virtual. Weekly group and individual sessions May 12 - June 2 introduce aikido in theory and practice. See you on the mat.Find out more »
August Training Intensive Jo and Bokken Basics Outdoors weapons intensive covering the basic jo and bokken curriculum. Sunday, August 30th 10am-1230pm morning session 2pm-430pm afternoon session Location TBA No cost Register Here In every crisis, there is opportunity. In this unique time, our opportunity is to forge and hone our weapons practice. Over this summer in the park, we've introduced many of the fundamentals of weapons training. In the spirit of our summer and winter intensives, this event will overview the basics…Find out more »
Weapons Training Intensive: Part II Jo and Bokken Basics Outdoors weapons intensive covering the basic jo and bokken curriculum. Sunday, November 8th 1pm -430pm Point Defiance Park* No cost (by donation for visiting students) *Rainy Day time and place tba Register Here Step up weapons practice with Part II of our Sunday Weapons Intensive. We'll review the curriculum from August's intensive and dive deeper into either jo or bokken basics. Training will be outdoors at beautiful Point Defiance. Rainy day…Find out more »
Want to give aikido a try? The 6-week Beginner’s Series is an in-depth introduction and exploration of aikido and martial arts training, including principles of position and movement, ukemi (falling and rolling), nage (throwing), aikido philosophy, and dojo culture and etiquette. The introductory six-week program also provides a good grounding for those who want to pursue further study (note: the program is not required for regular enrollment at Tacoma Aikikai).
*No experience or equipment necessary. Wear loose clothes that cover the knees and elbows, and bring an open mind.