FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

I would like to practice Aikido. Where do I start?

Go to Clubs menu on our webpage and choose one nearby Your place. By each of our clubs You may find a contact person as well (mostly a dojo leader) who would be pleased to provide You with information and answer Your questions. First training is always free of charge.

What should I bring with for the first training?
  • White keiko gi (kimono) together with white obi (belt) or a jogging suit – we do advise both long trousers and sleeves in order to protect Your knees and elbows. Practice of aikido is always barefoot.
  • Slippers for entering dojo
  • Small towel (we wash our feet before entering tatami)

Do not forget to come early to be able to prepare Yourself for training.

I would like to attend Aikikai Slovakia seminars. Can I just watch the lessons? Is it possible to come even if I am not an Aikikai Slovakia member?

Of course – it is possible. If not explicitly noticed, most of Aikikai Slovakia seminars are welcoming spectators. If You would like to take active part on our seminar, please do not hesitate and contact the organizers.  They would be pleased to provide You with information and answer Your questions.

May I post on Your webpage information about my seminars (eventually photos and videos?)

Yes. To add content You have to register at first and ask for authorization to add new articles. With further questions do not hesitate to contact our webmaster.

How can I subscribe for news from Aikikai Slovakia?

If You would like to stay informed what is going on in Aikikai Slovakia You have these possibilities:

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Is it possible to donate 2% (or 3%) from my taxes to Aikikai Slovakia?

Yes. In Slovak republic it is possible to donate 2% (or 3%) from taxes. All important information as well as official form You can find on this webpage. If You need support or have any questions, please do not hesitate and contact us. Thank You in advance!