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

Latest Announcements & News

Fudoshin is back in action!

We are back in action after our enforced pandemic shutdown! Our first class will be this Wednesday, November 25! We…

BIG NEWS: Re-opening at a new (temporary) location!

New (temporary) dojo! Since community groups are not allowed back into the schools — and are not likely to be…

Outdoors Weapons Classes

Here it is, mid-August, and Covid-19 continues to rage. As such, it is not safe to practice Aikido in the…

Seminar cancelled

Due to concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic, our seminar with Donovan Waite Shihan, scheduled for March 21-22, has been postponed…

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

Godan - 5th Degree
Mike Clair is the Head Teacher of Fudoshin Aikikai. He has been practicing Aikido since 1981. He acquired his shodan…

Shahram Moradi

Yondan - 4th degree
Shahram Moradi is a 4th-degree black belt originally from Iran who moved to St. John’s in January 2019. He has…

Tony Cumby

Founder and President, Shodan - 1st degree
Born in St. John’s NL in October 1958, Tony Cumby shares his life with his wife of 25 years, Diane…

Dave Hill

Dave Hill was born in St. John's, NL, in 1972 and never took much interest in the martial arts until…


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.