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

  • TUE 7–9 pm beginners/basics (GSS) → not on 27 March and 3 April!
  • THU 8–10 pm (TVW)
  • SUN 6–8 pm* (TVW)


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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Latest Articles

  • Seminar with Mouliko Halén - 9 March 2018

    The importance of the fasciae—the bands of the conjunctive tissue that create body tension—is being discovered by many movement arts in the last couple of years. Mouliko Halén explained in his seminar at Aikido Oberursel how they can be used in the daily practice of the Japanese martial art. The...

  • Seminar with Cath Davies - 28 November 2017

    Being one step ahead of the attacker - that was the main topic of the aikido seminar with Cath Davies last weekend. The internationally renowned teacher used a number of images to create a better understanding for the execution of techniques: for instance, like a sneeze, a throw starts with...

  • Kyu Gradings Autumn 2017 - 12 November 2017

    After months of intensive preparation, seven dojo members took their kyu tests at the Aikido Dojo Oberursel. For the first time a born-and-raised dojo member earned his hakama by obtaining 2nd kyu. Jury members Eric Steeves (4th dan), Brigitta Schultz (3rd dan), Klaus Messlinger (3rd dan) and...

What People Say

Arno Horst"Having practised karate for 40 years I came across Aikido Oberursel by chance. In a very short time, Klaus got me hooked on aikido. It is astonishing how different these two martial arts are, even though they are from the same cultural background: a friend of mine called this the 'tension vs relaxation' focus."
Arno Horst — 3rd kyu, Aikido Oberursel
4th dan Shotokan Karate
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