HOW TO JOIN
Joining is easy. Newcastle Aikido encourages new students to take up beginners' packages to help reduce costs and firm-up your commitment.
NEW PEOPLE ARE EXPECTED TO VISIT THE DOJO AND WATCH A CLASS BEFORE SIGNING UP.
Fees are charged on a monthly basis in return for which you can attend as many classes as you Have the time and energy to attend.
It costs adults $120 to join. This annual fee covers your insurance and membership fee. The children's joining fee is $100.
Beginners pay $115 per month and may attend any of the beginners' classes.
Regular students pay $155 per month.
Iaido students pay $50 on top of their regular fees.
Children pay $100 ( 7-14 year olds) or $110 (15-17 year olds) per month.
FEES & BEGINNERS' PACKAGES:
Beginners packages are a good way to get started - it encourages commitment and will save you some money. The packages includes a Keigogi (training uniform), membership/insurance, and 3 months worthy of training.
The Beginners package allows the student to attend beginners classes as well as sword training and Zazen meditation so they can get a taste of all of the classes offered at Saku Shin Kan dojo. This can be up to 13 sessions a week and after three months the student will have a well-informed appreciation of the training.
We also have 6 & 12 month packages offering discounts to regular students or those keen to sign up to a longer-term commitment.
3 mths: $400 (save aprox $90)
6 mths: $800 (save aprox $160)
1 year: $1,590 (save aprox $350)
Joining/Insurance Fees (per 12 months)
Adult M/Ship & Insurance: $120.00
Junior M/Ship & Insurance: $100.00
Iaido: $120.00 (or + $50)
Zazen: $100.00 (or + $50)
Size 000 - 0: $75.00
Size 1,2: $80.00
Size 3,4,5: $90.00
Size 6,7: $95.00
Iaido Obi: $120.00