Come in for free Orientation or Join our Foundation Program in Heidelberg or Springvale! Starts 4 March 2019!
Help Your Child Develop Their Full Potential Focus, Coordination, Teamwork, Resilience, Leadership & More
Joe Thambu Shuseki Shihan North America - Sep 2019
13-15 Sep, Minneapolis, US; 20-22 Sep, Toronto, Canada
1st Belgium Aikido Gasshuku - Oct/Nov 2019
31 Oct - 3 Nov 2019, Belgium
Joe Thambu Shuseki Shihan - Asia, Nov 2019
22-24 Nov, KL, Malaysia; 29 Nov-2 Dec, Indonesia

Aikido Shudokan

For Kids 6-12 years

Uchideshi/Dojosei & Sotodeshi Programs

Immerse Yourself in Aikido

Aikido Beginners

Give Aikido A Go

Aikido Shudokan

Aikido Shudokan was the first Yoshinkan style dojo in Australia, founded by Joe Thambu Shihan in 1980, and has schools in Heidelberg West, Springvale, Williamstown and Albury, teaching men, women and children. The style of Aikido is a dynamic and self-defence effective system of throwing, joint-locks, strikes and pinning techniques. Read More

ASI logo thumb



ENQUIRIES PHONE : (03) 9440 7028

Latest News

Childrens Test Results - 14th September 2019

Congratulations to all the students from Heidelberg and Springvale dojos who graded on 14th September 2019. The following students have been promoted:


Adults Test Results - 31st August 2019

Congratulations to all the students from Heidelberg and Springvale dojos who graded on 31st August. The following students have been promoted:


Aibility Classes in Thornbury

Aikido inspired martial arts and fitness training for adults with disabilities.


Beyond Submission with Paul Cale Sensei: Wristlocks for BJJ

Sunday 4th August, 2 - 4pm, Aikido Shudokan Heidelberg


Adults Test Results - 29th June 2019

Congratulations to all who graded on 29th June 2019 at the Heidelberg and Springvale dojos. The following students have been promoted:


Childrens Test Results - 15th June 2019

Congratulations to all the children who tested at both the Heidelberg and Springvale dojo on 15th June 2019. The following students have been promoted:


Become Healthy in Mind, Body and Spirit


Training in a Tried and Tested Traditional Martial Art - Aikido

Established for over 35 years, learn from the premier Aikido school in Australia.


Have you ever wanted to give martial arts a go? Do you want to have a way of getting fit whilst learning useful skills such as discipline, focus and self-defence?

Aikido Shudokan has been established since 1980 and was one of the first full-time martial arts schools in Australia. It is headed by Joe Thambu Shihan, 8th Dan, who is sought out to teach nationally and internationally and both he and the school have very well-respected reputation. We offer world-class instruction from passionate instructors who deeply care about developing students to their full potential and keeping the integrity of this art.

What you get from learning Aikido with us:

  1. You will become fitter and stronger, so you can have more energy and do more of what you love in your day.
  2. You will develop more confidence within yourself, with others and with the environment around you so you experience more ease in your life.
  3. Your focus and discipline levels will improve to help you achieve the goals that you want.
  4. You will learn an invaluable life-saving skill that can protect yourself and your loved ones.
  5. You will gain new friends by being a part of a friendly and supportive community of like-minded people.

 What you get in the Two-Week Trial:

  1. Unlimited classes (up to 13 classes a week to choose from)
  2. Classes tailored to your own level
  3. No set start date - begin your trial on a day that suits you
  4. Pay only $60 - no extra costs involved

If you ever wanted to try Aikido or martial arts, this would be the place to do it. To get a good feel for it, enrol in a two-week trial. For further information or to book in, please give us a call on 03 9440 7028 or enter your details below and we will get back to you soon.

Contact Us Today

Please type your name.
Invalid email address.
Please type your phone.
Please type your message.