Self-discovery and self-defense through Aikido

  • Coordination of the mind and bodythat develops a global awareness
  • Ability to stay relaxedin everyday and extreme situations
  • Self-control and Confidenceboth on and off the mat
  • Physical fitnessthat promotes well-being
  • Way to a deep self-discoverythrough the realization of your full potential
  • Effective self-defense skillsthat do not require muscular strength
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Aikido Club practicalities


Tuesdays: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Thursdays: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Saturdays: 2:30pm - 4:00pm


Wrestling room of the Dodge Fitness Center

Club Dues:

Undergraduate students: 30$ per semester

Graduate students, faculty, and staff: 45$ per semester


Members are required to join the club officially and pay dues through the DFC website, but you may receive a full refund until 2 weeks from the beginning of the semester.

The club will cover the most (or all, if budget allows) of the expenses associated with the annual Kokikai Aikido winter camp in Princeton, NJ led by the founder of the style, Shuji Maruyama Sensei.

Aikido Club Sign up

We will notify you about the coming practice and add you to the email list of the club.

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