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WELCOME TO MID SOUTH AIKIDO

Founded May 10, 2010, Mid South Aikido is a non-profit organization that seeks to promote the martial art of Aikido.

ABOUT MID SOUTH AIKIDO

Founded May 10, 2010, the Mid South Aikido Academy is a non-profit organization that seeks to promote the martial art of Aikido. Through the art of Aikido, students will learn the same self defense techniques used successfully by military and law enforcement around the globe. Because the effective application of Aikido is not dependent on size or strength, it is the ideal martial art for people of all ages and physical abilities.


Based on the combat-proven battlefield techniques of the famous Japanese warriors, the Samurai, Aikido provides its practitioners with an effective and non-aggressive self defense system, using ancient techniques and philosophies modified for modern applications. Incorporating both armed and unarmed techniques into a single unified art, Aikido can be used to resolve almost any violent situation.


On January 1st, 2011, Mid South Aikido joined the Aikido World Alliance, an Aikido organization led by Shihan Andrew Sato (7th degree black belt), a personal student of the famous Aikido and Zen master Shihan Fumio Toyoda. As a member of the Aikido World Alliance, Mid South Aikido is a fully accredited dojo (traditional training hall) offering its students the opportunity to achieve black belt standing and beyond, with all ranking certified by the Aikido World Headquarters located in Tokyo, Japan.

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INSTRUCTORS (Shidoin)

AARON DALE

Chief Instructor
4th Dan
adale@midsouthaikido.org

TED MACLIN

4th Dan
tmaclin@midsouthaikido.org

CHRIS WASHINGTON

2nd Dan
cwashington@midsouthaikido.org

KEVIN THORNTON

3rd Dan
atokafitness@aol.com

ASSISTANT INSTRUCTORS (Fukushidoin)

JAMES RICE

2nd Dan
jrice@midsouthaikido.org

DAVID WALTER

1st Dan
 

Karate Belt

CLASS SCHEDULE

MONDAY
Aikido, All Levels - 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

 

TUESDAY
Aikido Fundamentals - 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Jiu Jitsu - 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

 

WEDNESDAY
Aikido, All Levels - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Iaido - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

 

THURSDAY
Aikido Fundamentals - 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Jiu Jitsu - 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

 

FRIDAY - CLOSED
 

SATURDAY - CLOSED

 

SUNDAY
Aikido, All Levels - 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Test Prep - 3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

STUDENT RESOURCES

STUDENT HANDBOOK

Provides a brief history of Aikido, as well as dojo etiquette.

TESTING REQUIREMENTS

This lists the martial art concepts and techniques required for each test.

PAY CLASS DUES VIA PAYPAL

Pay your class dues using PayPal by sending to payments@midsouthaikido.org

AWA SEMINARS

See when and where the next AWA (Aikido World Alliance) seminar will be held.

CONTACT US

We’d be happy to provide you with additional information about individual courses and instructors at Mid South Aikido. Stop by one of our classes or drop us a line.
We are located in the upstairs gymnasium of Central Christian Church, just enter through the red double doors on the south side of the building.

Phone:

(901) 800-9903

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