Membership

Lexington Aikikai offers Aikido instruction to both adults, and children ages between 10yrs-old and 15yrs-old. Children younger than 10yrs-old may be accepted to the youth program on a case by case basis - depending on the child's skills and maturity. Please contact the Chief Instructor to discuss your option. 
 
Membership is $60 for adults and $50 for youth. Discounted rate applies to Ford Fitness members, and full time UK students, faculty and staff. Families pay normal rate for 1st member, additional members gets $10 off. Membership entitles you to unlimited classes at all Lexington Aikikai locations. Dues are paid at the first of each month. Please note that there is no contract, joining fee or prepayment requirement.

There is a $10 mat fee for visiting aikidoka.

Anyone interested in becoming a member or learning more about Aikido are encouraged to view or join any of the regular classes - with permission from the chief instructor. No appointment or notice is required. Loose clothing, such as a gi or sweats are recommended.
 
Students may wear Hakama after the first test. For testing requirements see the Lexington Aikikai Training Manual. 
All students are required to sign a basic Application/Release Form the first time they work out.
 
List of Ranked Members:
 
Mudansha
 
Rokyu, 6th Kyu
    Michael Potapov - Nov 2012
    Eric Spangler - Nov 2012
    Chris Ballard - March 2013

Gokyu, 5th Kyu
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Yonkyu, 4th Kyu
    Martin Mudd - May 2017
 
Sankyu, 3rd Kyu
    Shannon Cheatham - May 2017
 
Nikyu, 2nd Kyu
    ---
 
Ikkyu, 1st Kyu
    --
 
Yudansha
 
    Eugie Mintu, Nidan - 2009
 
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Eugie Mintu,
Feb 1, 2013, 5:52 PM
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Eugie Mintu,
Feb 1, 2013, 5:53 PM
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