Monthly Archives: September 2011

Swinburne Aikido Classes Resume

The Swinburne Aikido Club is now back in full swing and we have had a very encouraging response.

For Swinburne students who are interested in Aikido, you may contact Eileen: 016 8829707. Transportation from Swinburne to our dojo and back can be arranged.

Practice Times

Date: Every Saturday
Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00pm
Venue: Aikido Dojo located at Jalan Simpang Tiga, Kuching, Sarawak (near Guardian)

Transportation will be provided to those whose might need it. Please inform us before hand and do wait for us at Chillipeppers around 12.15p.m., we will leave at 12.40p.m.
Swinburne students are also allowed to participate in 1 regular class per week on any of our regular class schedules should they be interested to practice during the weekdays as well and we strongly recommend this once the student is familiar with basic techniques.

Our fees are nominal as we are a strictly non-profit school:

Fees for Swinburne Aikido

Fee per semester = RM 75
Registration = Rm 30
Uniform = Rm 65
Upgrading fee = RM25 for each level below black
During semester break
Fee per month = RM35

Full details can be found on the Swinburne Aikido Blog.

40th Anniversary Seminar on 22-23 October 2011

We are pleased to invite all dojos under Academi Aikidojyuku to our seminar jointly hosted by Seishinkan Aikido Dojo and Sekishin Aikido Dojo to commemorate the 40th year since Aikikai Aikido was introduced to Malaysia by Shihan Jun Yamada.

Details of the seminar are below:

DATE     :               22 October 2011 – 23 October 2011

TIME      :               11 a.m. – 6 p.m. (22nd October); 9 a.m. – 12 a.m. (23rd October)

VENUE  :               Swinburne University Multipurpose Hall

There will be a nominal seminar fee of RM30.00 to cover costs for Seishinkan/Sekishin Members, RM50 for other dojos affiliated with Academy Jyuku.

Light refreshments will be provided for participants. Meals are to be handled individually but there are several eating places nearby the venue so it should be relatively convenient.

Please confirm your participation by contacting Desmond, Reuben or Eileen by the 14th October 2011

In conjunction with the 40th Anniversary, these shirts are available for sale from the Academy Aikidojyuku Malaysia Aikikai and will be brought by Shihan on his visit here. Please let us know as soon as possible if you wish to order.


  1. T-Shirt without collar RM35 (S, M, L, XL, XXL)
  2. Polo Shirts RM40 ( S, M, L, XL, XXL)