Training is done in an energetic, friendly, safe and non-competitive atmosphere. Beginners and advanced students train as a close, integrated community and family unit in the same class. The pace varies according to the experience and seniority of each member.
Beginners and visitors are always welcome.
AIKIDO – Traditional
Paul de Beer (6th Dan)
Cell: +27 (0)83 636 1764
E-mail: [email protected]
The dojo is situated in a basement on the western side of the Rembrandt hall in the LC De Villiers Sport Centre of the University of Pretoria, South Street extension (East), Hatfield, PRETORIA.
Mondays: 18:00 to 19:30
Wednesdays: 18:00 to 19:30
Fridays: 18:00 to 19:30
The dojo is closed on public, as well as certain University/School holidays.
The Pretoria Aikikai was established in 1979. It continues to play a central role in the training of instructors and the spreading of Aikido throughout South Africa.
Tuks Aikido is situated in Hatfield and serves as the central dojo in Pretoria. It is run by Mr Paul de Beer (6th Dan, Aikikai, Dojo-cho) with the aid of assistant instructors. It has close ties with Aikido groups in Japan, Italy, Guam, Great Britain, Hong Kong, New Zeeland, Australia, Canada, China, Russia and Reunion. Seminars and exchanges take place at regular intervals.
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