(709) 689-1899 (Tony) or (709) 753-2419 (Mike)
Mon & Wed: 7:30-9:00p.m.; Sat: 9:00-10:30a.m.

“Ai-ki-do” - “the way of harmonizing the energy of the Universe.”

Latest Announcements & News

Interview in The Independent about Aikido

In his interview in The Independent online newspaper about Aikido (, Mike Clair talks about his experience with the martial…

No class Monday, March 19

After a successful weekend seminar featuring Donovan Waite Sensei, we will take a  break from class on Monday, March 19th.…

No Aikido class February 12

Due to another function taking place in the gym at St. Theresa's School, our regular Aikido class will be cancelled…

Local seminar on February 24

The Aikido Institute of Newfoundland will be hosting a local seminar with Derm McDonald Sensei on Saturday, February 24. See…

Registration Deal! Bring a friend and you get a free month of instruction!

At Fudoshin, your first three lessons are free. After that, you pay only $40 per month (adult rate; children and students pay less). All the money goes to rent the gym and to help with our annual seminar. (The teachers teach for free.) As an added incentive, starting in the month of January, if you bring a friend, one of you comes free -- or both of you come at half-price! Your free month starts at your first class.Bring a friend, a co-worker, a spouse, a child, or anyone else!

Aikido: The Art of Neutralizing Physical Threats

Aikido is a series of tried-and-true conflict resolution techniques that are useful for resolving conflicts that have escalated to a physical dimension. Aikido techniques can neutralize physical attacks without causing undue harm to the attacker. It is the only martial art that is based on an ethical code. Live your life to the fullest with confidence in your abilities to address any type of conflict that you may face.

Our Teachers


Mike Clair

Yondan - 4th Degree
Mike Clair is the Head Teacher of Fudoshin Aikikai. He has been practicing Aikido since 1981. He acquired his shodan…

Michael Skipton

Third Dan
Mike Skipton has been a student of Aikido for over 20 years, and is currently ranked Third Dan. He joined…

Tony Cumby

Founder and President
Born in St. John’s NL in October 1958, Tony Cumby shares his life with his wife of 25 years, Diane…


There are three 90-minute classes per week: two in the evenings and one on Saturday morning.

Monday: 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; Wednesday: 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; Saturday: 9:00 am to 10:30 am

Practitioners are asked to arrive early enough to help lay down the mats and to change into their gi so that classes may start on time.

The dojo is open at least 15 minutes prior to the start of classes.

100 Mundy Pond Road, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, A1E 1V1
(709) 689-1899 (Tony) or (709) 753-2419 (Mike)
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