Events & seminars

We hold many different types of events throughout the year. For up-to-date information on any activities, we suggest you visit and like our Facebook page.

Upcoming events:

  • Kyu gradings for adults: Sunday 22nd April, 2018, 12noon - 4pm. UQ dojo. Instructor: James Moss (4th Dan, Aikido Brisbane, Woolloongabba). To be confirmed.
  • Kyu gradings for adults: Sunday 18th November, 2018, 12noon - 4pm. UQ dojo. Instructor: James Moss (4th Dan, Aikido Brisbane, Woolloongabba). To be confirmed.

Past events:

  • Kyu gradings for adults: Sunday 19th November, 2017, 12noon - 4pm. UQ dojo. Instructor: James Moss (4th Dan, Aikido Brisbane, Woolloongabba).
  • Annual Spring Camp: 30th September - 2nd October, 2017 (UNSW, Sydney). Instructor: Shuji Maruyama Sensei (Founder and president of Kokikai Aikido International).
  • Dojo leaders conference: 12th-13th August 2017 (Sydney)
  • North-east Regional Seminar: 24th-25th June 2017. Bremer State High School. Instructor: Mike Sinagra (5th Dan, Falcon dojo).
  • Kyu gradings for adults: Sunday 23rd April, 2017, 12noon - 4pm. UQ dojo. Instructor: James Moss (3rd Dan, Aikido Brisbane, Woolloongabba).
  • Kyu gradings for adults: Sunday 20th November 2016, 12noon - 4pm. UQ dojo. Instructor: James Moss (3rd Dan, Aikido Brisbane, Woolloongabba).
  • Dojo photo day: Sunday 6th November 2016, 2-4pm. Springfield Lakes State School Hall.
  • Annual Spring Camp: 1st - 3rd October, 2016 (UNSW, Sydney). Instructor: Shuji Maruyama Sensei (Founder and president of Kokikai Aikido International).
  • North-east Regional Seminar: 11th-12th June 2016. Bremer State High School. Instructor: Mike Sinagra (5th Dan, Falcon dojo).
  • Dojo leaders conference: 21st-22nd May 2016 (Brisbane)
  • Special visit from Mike Sinagra sensei (5th Dan, head instructor at Falcon Dojo): Friday 20th May 2016, 7pm. UQ Seminar and Kyu gradings for adults: Sunday 24th April, 12pm-3pm. Instructor: James Moss (3rd Dan, Aikido Brisbane, Woolloongabba).
  • Kyu gradings for adults: Sunday 15th November, UQ dojo. Instructor: James Moss (3rd Dan, Aikido Brisbane, Woolloongabba).
  • Annual Spring Camp: 3rd-5th October, 2015 (UNSW, Sydney). Instructor: Shuji Maruyama Sensei (Founder and president of Kokikai Aikido International).
  • Special visit from Glen Davison sensei (4th Dan, head instructor at Rockdale Dojo): Tuesday 14th July 2015, 6-7pm.
  • North-east regional seminar: 11th - 12th July, 2015.
  • Special visit from Mike Sinagra sensei (4th Dan, head instructor at Falcon Dojo): Wednesday 8th July 2015, 6-8pm.
  • AKA dojo leaders conference: 30th - 31st May, 2015 (UNSW).
  • Special visit from Shuji Ozeki sensei (Founder of Aikido Kokikai in the eastern parts of Australia and the UNSW Aikido Club): Monday 13th April 2015. Woolloongabba dojo (6pm - 8pm).
  • Kyu Gradings: 27th November, 2014. Assessor: Myriam Raymond (Co-founder and Dojo leader, Bullockhead Creek).
  • 10 week beginner course for adults - begins Monday 13th October, 2014.
  • Annual Spring Camp: 4th - 6th October, 2014 (UNSW, Sydney). Instructor: Shuji Maruyama Sensei (Founder and president of Kokikai Aikido International).
  • Special class with Allen Iu (4th Dan, head instructor at UNSW dojo): 2pm-4pm, Saturday 6th September 2014.
  • 20th Years of Kokikai in Western Australia - Celebration of Mike Sinagra in Perth: 2nd August, 2014 - Perth.
  • Michael Sinagra seminar at Bullockhead Creek: Wednesday 9th July 2014.
  • North-east Regional Seminar: 5th - 6th July, 2014. Lismore dojo. Instructor: Michael Sinagra sensei (Falcon dojo leader, 4th dan).
  • AKA Dojo leaders forum: 14th - 15th June, 2014 (UNSW).
  • Our Big Day in May (Open Day, Fundraiser): Saturday 31st May, 2014.
  • Kyu gradings for adults: Wednesday 16th April 2014. Assessors: Myriam Raymond (Co-founder and Dojo leader, Bullockhead Creek) and James Moss (Dojo leader, Woolloongabba, 3rd Dan).
  • Autumn Camp: 12th - 13th April, 2014 (UNSW). Instructor: Shuji Ozeki sensei (Founder of Aikido Kokikai in Australia and the UNSW Aikido Club)
  • Kyu Gradings: 20th September, 2013. Assessor: Myriam Raymond (Co-founder and Dojo leader, Bullockhead Creek).
  • Annual Spring Camp: 5th - 7th October, 2013 (UNSW). Instructor: Shuji Maruyama Sensei (Founder and president of Kokikai Aikido International).
  • North-east Regional Seminar and gradings: 20th-21st July, 2013. Lismore dojo. Instructor: Michael Sinagra sensei (Falcon dojo leader, 4th dan).
  • Special visit from Mike Sinagra sensei (Dojo leader Falcon dojo, WA, 4th Dan): Friday 19th July. Bullockhead Creek dojo (normal class times).
  • Children's gradings: 18th June, 2013 (normal class times).
  • AKA Dojo leaders forum: 8th - 9th June, 2013 (UNSW).
  • Inaugural Annual Rizzy-Dizzy Rolly-Polly Chuck-a-thon (Roll-a-thon at the dojo to raise funds for sending students to Spring Camp): Sunday 26th May 2013, 10am - 12pm - during PicKnit Festival, Darra Community Hall.
  • Special visit from Shuji Ozeki sensei (Founder of Aikido Kokikai in the eastern parts of Australia and the UNSW Aikido Club): Wednesday 24th April. Includes gradings. Bullockhead Creek dojo (normal class times).
  • Kyu Gradings: 27th March, 2013. Assessors: Myriam Raymond (Co-founder and Dojo leader, Bullockhead Creek) and James Moss (Dojo leader, Woolloongabba, 3rd Dan).
  • Children's classes orientation for all age groups: 5th February 2013, 5:30pm
  • Farewell dinner for Felix: 3rd October, 2012, 8pm. Maxim's Restaurant.
  • Darra Street Festival: 19th October 2012, 5pm-10pm. Railway Parade, Darra.
  • Annual Spring Camp: 29th September - 1st October, 2012 (UNSW). Instructor: Shuji Maruyama Sensei (Founder and president of Kokikai Aikido International).
  • Kyu gradings: 12th September, 2012. Assessor: Myriam Raymond (Co-founder and chief instructor, Bullockhead Creek dojo).
  • Bullockhead Creek dojo open day - open to public. 21st July, 2012.
  • North-east Regional seminar and gradings: 7th - 8th July, 2012. Lismore dojo. Special guest instructor: Allen Iu sensei (UNSW dojo leader, past president of AKA, 4th dan).
  • AKA dojo leaders conference: 16th - 17th June, 2012 (UNSW).
  • Perth visit by Shuji Ozeki sensei: 16th - 19th April, 2012 (Falcon dojo).
  • Autumn Camp: 14th - 15th April, 2012 (UNSW). Instructor: Shuji Ozeki sensei (Founder of Aikido Kokikai in Australia and the UNSW Aikido Club)
  • Kyu Gradings: 28th March, 2012. Assessor: Myriam Raymond (Co-founder and chief instructor, Bullockhead Creek dojo).
  • Kyu Gradings: 26th October, 2011. Assessor: Myriam Raymond (Co-founder and chief instructor, Bullockhead Creek dojo).
  • Annual Spring Camp: 1st - 3rd October, 2011 (UNSW). Instructor: Shuji Maruyama Sensei (Founder and president of Kokikai Aikido International).
  • Regional seminar: 9th - 10th September, 2011 (Bullockhead Creek dojo). Instructor: Mark Hatfield (Founder of Bullockhead Creek dojo).
  • Bullockhead Creek dojo special classes: 17th and 18th June, 2011. Glen Davison (4th dan and founder of Rockdale dojo, Sydney)
  • AKA Dojo leaders conference: 4th - 5th June, 2011 (UNSW).
  • 30th Anniversary Open Demonstration of Aikido Kokikai International: 4th June 2011, 13:30 - 16:00 (Nagoya, Japan).
  • Kyu Gradings: 13th April, 2011. Assessors: Mark Hatfield and Myriam Raymond (Founders of Bullockhead Creek dojo).
  • Autumn Camp: 9th - 10th April, 2011 (UNSW). Instructor: Shuji Ozeki Sensei (Founder of Aikido Kokikai in Australia and the UNSW Aikido Club)
  • Women's self defense weekend workshop: 27-28th Nov, 2010. Instructors: Mark Hatfield and Myriam Raymond (Founders of Bullockhead Creek dojo)
  • Kyu Gradings: 27th October, 2010. Assessors: Mark Hatfield and Myriam Raymond (Founders of Bullockhead Creek dojo).
  • Annual Spring Camp: 2nd - 4th October, 2010 (UNSW). Instructor: Shuji Maruyama Sensei (Founder and president of Kokikai Aikido International).
  • Beginners' Weekend Workshop: 17th - 18th July, 2010 (Bullockhead Creek dojo). Instructor: Mark Hatfield Sensei (Founder of Bullockhead Creek dojo).
  • International Kokikai Aikido convention: 29-30th May, 2010 (Nagoya, Japan). Shuji Maruyama Sensei (Founder, president of Kokikai Aikido International).
  • Kyu Gradings: 7th May, 2010. Assessor: Mark Hatfield (Founder of Bullockhead Creek dojo)
  • Autumn Camp: 10th - 11th April, 2010 (UNSW). Instructor: Shuji Ozeki Sensei (Founder of Aikido Kokikai in Australia and the UNSW Aikido Club)
  • AKA Dojo leaders conference: 20th - 21st March, 2010 (UNSW).
  • Annual Spring Camp: 3rd - 5th October, 2009 (UNSW). Instructor: Shuji Maruyama Sensei (Founder and president of Kokikai Aikido International).