Class Schedule:

“The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.”

Morihei Ueshiba

All classes are open to everyone and beginner’s are welcome to join at all times.


Every Weekday Morning:

Monday to Friday 08:00 – 09:00 CEST

+ questions/ discussion


Every Monday + Wednesday + Friday 19:00 – 20:00 CEST

+ questions/ discussion

All times are Central European Summer Time (CEST) UTC+02:00

All classes are led by Michael Ormerod, 3rd DAN AIKIKAI


Each lesson is structured around a theme: beginning with a full body loosening and warmup routine, before moving onto solo weapons and bodywork training. Always moving from the simple to the complex; from the basics to the increasingly challenging advanced levels.

All classes are online, live, and interactive – taken as part of a group via Zoom Meetings. The Online Dojo is a community of members from many different countries, all training in the spirit of sharing and learning together. Class times are scheduled at a specific time and consist of daily morning classes and a weekly evening class (time-zone dependant). Each lesson is also recorded Live for you to review after the class in your own time – or in case you miss a class, you can follow along at a more convenient time. Sign up today, and you will receive all the necessary information to access the live classes and recorded content.


We use the same meeting number for all the classes – so this will not change. Zoom will save the number for you so you shouldn’t need to re enter it for every class, just select the Takemusu Aikido Online Dojo.


Meeting ID: 538 564 6359

If you haven’t used Zoom before, the best thing is to download to your PC or Laptop.



The classes focus on solo exercises for bokken, jo, tai-jutsu and ukemi. Please keep your weapons close by and ideally you will need a minimum of 2×2 m for the exercises.


The training is recorded LIVE and available for you to review in your own time. This can be accessed through YouTube. You can find over 500 videos uploaded on our Channel, including over 300 hour-long classes, Workshops, and week-long Intensives!

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