Welcome

Please take a look around our website to find out:

The dojo is conveniently located in the South of Oberursel: it is only a 10 min walk from both the "Weißkirchen Ost" stop (U3) and the industrial area around Zimmersmühlenweg (S5 "Oberursel-Stierstadt").

We are looking forward to seeing you at our dojo!

All teachers speak English.

Everybody is welcome!

Currently, our dojo members come from Afghanistan, France, Germany, Hungary, Japan, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Spain, and the USA (in alphabetical order).

Latest Articles

  • Seminar with Sonja Sauer - 9 November 2016

    Ukemi, i.e. a prudent and safe reaction to strikes, pins and throws was the theme of the seminar conducted by Sonja Sauer in Oberursel last weekend. She highlighted the importance of soft rolls and high falls, as well as the mutual awareness between attacker and defender. Participants from all...

  • Kyu Gradings Autumn 2016 - 9 October 2016

    The good preparation paid off: six members of the Aikido Dojo Oberursel passed their kyu gradings tonight. Examiners Klaus Messlinger, Jens Schäfer and Jakob Krebs were very happy with the outcome. Congratulations! 3rd kyu: Jörn Fritsch; 4th Kyu: Kerstin Butzke and Lasse Hucke; 5th Kyu: Martin Haas;...

  • Seminar with David Ellard - 6 September 2016

    "To resolve a conflict, you first have to establish a connection with the attacker", says David Ellard who taught a 2-day aikido seminar at our dojo last weekend. The internationally renowned instructor from England came to Oberursel to teach jo (staff), bokken (wooden sword) and empty-handed...

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...

Please join us for a trial class!

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

  • Thursdays from 20:00 - 22:00 → no classes on 8 & 15 December!
  • Sundays from 18:00 - 20:30

All year round, including holidays (see current schedule).

Start with any class - please arrive 15 mins early. For the beginning, long sweatpants and a sleeved top are sufficient. We practise barefoot.

Location: club house of TV Weißkirchen, Oberurseler Str. 16, Oberursel

For more information, please read our FAQ page.

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