Practice

Penrith — Thursday 7–9 p.m. at Penrith Leisure Centre, Southend Road, Penrith, CA11 8JH (Map)

Lazonby — Mondays 7.30-9.30 p.m. at Lazonby Village Hall (Map)

We welcome all who wish to practise in a friendly environment, aspire to keep an open mind and protect the well-being of their practice partners.

General practice available from 12 yrs of age, there is no upper limit. Under 12s practices and others can be arranged on demand.

Penrith Aikido is closely affiliated to Kettering Aikikai, which is why you will see comments from some Kettering students on this site, and to the International Budo Council (IBC UK).

Cost and Equipment

Classes cost £5 adults, £2.50 children / students

You don't need special clothing or equipment — start in loose clothing such as Tshirt and tracksuit trousers, without zips or pockets that might hurt you to roll on or scratch someone else in close contact. Later, you may want to buy a gi (traditional practice clothes), available through the club.