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Next courses (age 13 and over): Contact: Antti Paatero / +358 458 774 450 / Email: kotkanaikido@gmail.com

 

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About the Club

  • Founded in 1991 by Antti Paatero
  • Part of Kotkan Judoseura (Kotka Judoclub).
  • Practitioners about 20–30 people.
  • We train Aikikai style of Aikido and we are member of Finnish Aikido Federation (Finland Aikikai).

Beginner's class

  • Beginner’s class is being held every tuesday and thursday. You're welcome to join anytime.
  • In order to join the Beginner’s class, you will need a pair of sandals, a small towel and flexible clothes or a white keikogi (uniform) with a white belt.
  • Course costs 100 €. Other (optional) payments are Aikido uniform/keikogi (~60 €), 6th kyu belt test (15 €) and an Aikido passport (10 €).
  • Minimum age is 13 years. No junior classes (6–12 years) are being held at this point.
  • Aikido club doesn’t give insurance for its trainees so every practitioner is responsible for his/hers own insurance concerning the aikido practice. Insurance is free for all beginner's.

 

Weekly schedule

Monday    20.00–21.30 (Intermediate) 
Tuesday   18.30–20.00 (Beginners/Intermediate) 
Thursday  19.30–21.00 (Beginners/Intermediate)
Sunday    18.00–19.30 (Intermediate)


Contact

Dojo: Karhulan kamppailukeskus. Address: Ratakatu 14, Kotka, Finland. Map
E-mail: Kotkanaikido@gmail.com

Antti Rastamo 
Grade: 3. dan (Aikikai) fukushidoin
Phone: +358 504 901 838

Heikki Mustonen
Grade: 2. dan (Aikikai) fukushidoin
Phone: +358 443 281 665
Email: h.mustonen[@]hotmail.com

Antti Paatero 
Grade: 1. dan (Aikikai)
Phone: +358 458 774 450
Email: antti.paatero [@] kotsura.fi

Kalle Natunen
Grade: 1. kyu (Finnish Aikido Federation)
Phone: +358 400 401 046
Email: natunen.k [@] pp.inet.fi

Tommi Leinonen
Grade: 1. kyu (Finnish Aikido Federation)
Phone: +358 050 350 5626
Email: tommi.e.leinonen [@] gmail.com

Kimmo Husu 
Grade:  2. kyu (Finnish Aikido Federation)
Phone: +358 505 321 636
Email: kimmo.husu [@] kymp.net