Welcome

Come along to a free, no-obligation class and give Aikido a try! We practise in Bad Homburg and Oberursel on the following days:

  • MON 6:30 – 8:30 pm @ LLS
  • THU 8 – 10 pm @ TVW
  • SUN 6 – 8 pm* @ TVW

Quick information about our classes...

Start with any class - please arrive 15 mins early. For the beginning, long sweatpants and a sleeved top are sufficient. We practise barefoot. (Admission is from age 14.)

Please read our FAQ page.

Check out our current schedule.

* optionally +0:30

Everybody is welcome! Our current and previous dojo members come from Afghanistan, Czechia, France, Germany, Hungary, Japan, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden and the USA (in alphabetical order).

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Where did the old image galleries and blog articles go?

The General Data Protection Regulation which became effective in May 2018 is very strict with regard to the publication of pictures with identifiable individuals on them. Some of our older galleries may not have fully complied with these rules, so it will take some time to fill this website with life again. Please accept our apologies.

For the same reason, we have removed most of the old blog entries.

Latest Articles

  • 5 Years – My Thoughts on the New Year - 31 December 2018

    This New Year has a special meaning for us: in a few days, 5 years ago, we conducted the first class at the dojo. It is a good occasion to think about where we are today and how we got here. Since the beginning, 70 people joined our dojo, of which 50 are still with us – this is a marvellous...

  • Seminar with Alvaro Campo - 12 November 2018

    Advanced techniques and improvisations were at the core of the seminar that Alvaro Campo taught at Aikido Oberursel last weekend: how to sense the intention of the opponent and how to neutralise the attack through an alert connection and spot-on timing. People came from all over Germany and...

  • Dojo in Bad Homburg - 31 October 2018

    From 5 November we teach aikido classes at our new dojo in Bad Homburg. The gym of Landgraf-Ludwig-Schule is located right in the city centre, opposite the castle. Every Monday between 6.30 and 8.30 pm, women and men of all ages are welcome to practise the non-violent martial art with us (starting from age...

What People Say

Roberto Martucci"Where passion meets research and enthusiasm, there we find Aikido Oberursel, lovingly coordinated by Klaus Messlinger. A pulsating dojo with a strong desire to practice, exchange, and accompany all practitioners along the way of aiki. Great job, lovely people, and a comfortable and spacious location."
Roberto Martucci — 6th dan Aikido, Aikido Kashin, Rome, Italy Read more...

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Aikido Oberursel: Uchi Kaiten Kokyu Nage
(Klaus Meßlinger, Jörn Fritsch, Josef Chovanec)

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Ludvig Jönson @ Oberursel 2018
(Ukes: Sonja Sauer & Peter Menke)

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