Joining the Aikido Club
Martial Arts Training in West Reading and Caversham
Starters at YMCA to the West of Reading
|Beginners' Training Options
Start when you choose!
Free taster session.
Aikido Foundations Course.
Train once a week or up to three times a week.
West Reading at the YMCA
N.B. You must be over 18 to
You're welcome to watch as many of
our Aikido training sessions as you like
and try a
taster session - all free of charge
commitment. Whilst at the dojo, you
can also ask the instructors any questions you
may have or talk to the other students before
or after training. Once you decide
you want to start Aikido, you're invited to
join our Aikido Foundations Course, which
gives you a structured introduction
to Aikido. The Aikido
Foundations Course runs on
your choice of Sunday or Thursday
and has no specific start date, it starts when
you join and runs for eight weeks. Please phone or email
us if you have any questions or for
more details about the Aikido
New Starters at Caversham Heights
We've only just started teaching Aikido at our new venue in Caversham and beginners to Aikido are very welcome. We run the same rolling Foundations Course as at the YMCA, so you can start whenever you want. Come along and watch a training session or come and try it for yourself at a free taster session, then when you're sure, sign up for the eight-week beginners' course. Please phone or email
us for more details or if you have any questions.
us before your visit. Due to the insurance requirements of the British Aikido
Board, you will need show that you have
insurance suitable for this martial art in order
to join a session.
Membership of White Oak Aikido
Membership of White Oak Aikido is
open to anyone over the age of 18 - further
details of membership are
available from the White
Oak Aikido Administrator. White Oak
Aikido training sessions are on Sundays and Thursdays at the
YMCA, Parkside Road, Reading and at the Caversham Heights Methodist Church Hall on Tuesdays. Training sessions cost £7.50 per
individual session or
there is a monthly standing order scheme, which
makes it much cheaper (about £3.80 a session, if
you train frequently).
The Reading University
Aikido Club is open to students of Reading
University only. Most people join in September/October
during freshers' week at the beginning of the
autumn term, but new members are welcome at any
time (both complete beginners and experienced
aikidoka) - for further
To find out more about getting
involved in the martial art of Aikido in Reading:
for Beginners at White Oak Aikido
Club and at Reading University -
some more details about the Aikido clubs and what to
expect if you come along
Times and venues for the Aikido
clubs at Reading YMCA, Caversham Heights Methodist Church Hall and at Reading University
or please Contact
us if you have any questions about Aikido or the
here's some pages about Aikido in the past.
Chi Gung (Qi
Gong) classes in Basingstoke and Caversham, Reading.