Trial Lessons

Beginners | 4 Classes

Who can learn Aikido?

Anyone who wishes to:

  • Improve mental & physical stamina & flexibility

  • Increase focus & discipline.

  • Challenge themselves.

We have classes for adults and children from 10 years and above.

Trial Classes- what to expect

4 classes that involve the following:

  • Learning how to fall safely (ukemi).
  • Warm-up stretches, hand & footwork drills, & ukemi practice.

  • Techniques such as throws, locks, & pins.

  • Students learn to both apply & receive techniques safely & effectively.

What should I wear?

For trial sessions you may wear loose, comfortable clothing. Long sleeves are recommended. If you wish to continue after the trial period you will need to wear a white Keiko gi. Please ask if unsure.

What if I already have Aikido experience?

If you have experience training Aikido elsewhere previously and may like to join Gyodokan Dojo, you may attend for a single class or full evening for a trial as a visitor, after which you will need to join as a member to continue your training at Gyodokan. Please get in touch via the contact form.

Beginner’s Trial Fee

It takes several sessions to start to get a feel for what Aikido training involves. We therefore offer a 4 class trial period for a total of


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Further info:

Please note, walk-ins are not permitted and all lessons must be confirmed in advance. Walk-ins will be turned away, please book to avoid disappointment.


St Matthew's Church Hall, North Common Road, Ealing W5 3QA (no mail by post)



6:30pm-7:30pm: Aikido (Adults & under 18s)

7:30pm-8:30pm: Aikido (Adults) 


6:30pm-7:30pm: Aikido (Adults & under 18s)

7:30pm-8:30pm: Weapons