Member’s Handbook

1. Enrolment Fees

AFS Membership Fees
  1 Time Registration Fee $25 (children/adults)
  Annual Membership Fee $30 (children)
  $50 (adults)
Training Essentials
  Dogi + Belt $50-$$125 (differs from individual)
  Bokken Differs from individual
  Jo Differs from individual
Others
  Membership/Grading Booklet $10
  AFS Badge $5
  Training Fee Differs from dojo to dojo
  Non-members/Visitors Mat’s Fee $10/session

2. Training At Other Dojos

Single dojo members will have to pay a dojo mat fee of $5 when attending more than one session a month at another dojo which they are not registered with.

3. Route of Advancement

Title   Requirements
Jyoshu
(Assistant)
  • at least 2nd Kyu
  • attended Assistant’s Course
  • must perform the duty of Jyoshi for at least 2 years
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Fukushidoin
(Assistant Instructor)
 
  • 2nd Dan – 3rd Dan
  • attended Instructor’s Course
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Shidoin
(Instructor)
 
  • 4th Dan – 5th Dan
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Shihan
(Master Instructor)
 
  • 6th Dan & Above
  • title awarded by Aikido World Headquarters