Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Do I need any special clothing to begin?

    Loose fitting exercise pants and t-shirt are fine.

  2. Will I have to do forward and backward rolling?

    No. Forward and backward rolling is not compulsory.

  3. Is there an age restriction?

    No. Classes are open to anyone between 9 to 90 years young.

  4. Do I need to be in good physical condition?

    Classes are designed to accomodate a wide range of physical abilities.

  5. Are the gradings for promotion conducted on a regular basis?

    Yes. We offer several times during the year when our students can apply for testing.

  6. Where can I find more information on grading requirements.

    Grading requirements are available on the Calgary Aikido for Daily Life website. Click Here >>

  7. Can I come along to watch a class?

    Visitors are welcome to watch a class and see if it is for them.