Arun Aikido Club

Arun Aikido Club Dojo
Holy Cross Community Centre,
330 Chichester Road, Bognor Regis, West Sussex UK

The Arun Aikido Club have been offering unique training in the art of Aikido since 1992. Our instructors are highly qualified, hold professional liability insurance, are CRB/DBS checked, and first aid certified.

We offer junior & adult aikido classes, self defence seminars, and private lessons. Learn aiki principles, self defence, pressure points, and power development... all designed to fast-track your skills.

Join us and train in a real family atmosphere with 3 generations of the Wilden family... Your 1st aikido class is FREE! Video demo's below...

Arun Aikido Club Instructors

Robin Wilden 3rd Dan, Tony J. Wilden 5th Dan, Natasha Hadwick 2nd Dan

What Lessons
Interest You?

The Arun Aikido Club classes are for adults and juniors, one-to-one, or small groups (max 15). At this time, they are only available in the Bognor Regis area, on the south coast, West Sussex UK.

Membership is required for everyone who trains with us. This is to make sure that our students are protected by the best insurance cover through Nakmas. The membership/licence/insurance is just £15 a year.


All of the theory, principles, and techniques of Aikido Yoshinkan up to 1st Dan black belt. You'll take gradings, achieve belt ranks, receive grading certificates, and reach high levels of skill in the art of Aikido.


Juniors 6.00-7.30pm - £7 a class or £20 a month
Adults 7.30-9.00pm - £10 a class or £30 a month


Learn the Aiki principles that make Aikido techniques more effective. Including relaxation, non-resistance, circles, leading, awareness, timing, balance taking, one point, and many more. 3 hours £20


Learn the most effective methods to protect yourself from aggressive people. The 3 key moves to use whatever the attack, the effective use of pressure points and how to double your power. 3 hours £20


You decide... aikido, aiki principles, self defence, pressure points, power generation, aiki exercises, tibetan yoga, chakra balancing, breath control, and meditation etc.For more information visit... Private lessons


Here's an opportunity to gain valuable experience at an outdoor secluded location, regardless of environmental conditions. Held once a month in 3 secret locations that are rotated. Adults only.2 hours £10 (aac members)


Training uniforms are essential for all of our traditional Aikido classes.
Loose fitting clothes or uniform for our private lessons.

Juniors 3'5"-5'0" - £20 (RRP £25)

Adults 5'0"-6'3" - £30 (RRP £35)

New Grade Belts - £4 (RRP £5)

98 Linden Road, Bognor Regis
West Sussex PO21 2BD UK  

Junior Aikido Classes - Natasha: 07795 647675

Adult Aikido Classes - Robin: 07752 128829

Self Defence Seminars / Private Lessons - Tony: 01243 824329

A complete catalogue of martial arts equipment & products available on request. For detailed Arun Aikido Club info - see links below!

Please Note: We occasionally hold special offers and promotions. We will charge an extra fee and expenses if we travel to teach at your venue.

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Chief Instructor

Sensei Tony J. Wilden 5th Dan

Tony Wilden has been studying the art of Aikido since 1985. In 1992 he founded the Arun Aikido Club in Bognor Regis, West Sussex UK. He has trained over 500 students, conducted more than 50 grading seminars, and arranged dozens of lectures, courses, demonstrations & workshops.

Tony has achieved coaching qualifications from these organisations...

Martial Arts Commission (MAC), Ken Shin Kai Aikido Association (KSKAA), British Aikido Board (BAB), Bushinkan Martial Arts Association (BMAA), National Association for Karate and Martial Arts Schools (NAKMAS).

In 2010, after an intense training course, Tony qualified as a pressure point fighting instructor under Master Russell Stutely. He learnt the most effective methods, which he teaches in his self defence seminars.

Tony is experienced in the security industry, he holds an SIA licence, and works as a door supervisor, store detective, and security guard.

Tony has also studied ancient and traditional healing systems and holds qualifications in... anatomy & physiology, acupressure, reflexology and applied kinesiology. He has given 1000's of health treatments since 1993.

Adult Class
Senior Instructor

Sensei Robin Wilden 3rd Dan (right)

Robin Wilden has been studying the art of Aikido since 1990 and was the first junior black belt in the Ken Shin Kai Aikido Association. He has tons of experience and plenty of insights to pass on to you.

Robin is the Arun Aikido Club adult class instructor. Its his responsibility to teach the basic Aikido Yoshinkan techniques, and prepare students for grading. He has also studied Wing Chun Kung Fu, and Kick Boxing.

Junior Class

Sensei Natasha Hadwick 2nd Dan

Natasha Hadwick has been studying the art of Aikido since 1990. She is the Arun Aikido Club junior class instructor, and it is her responsibility to teach the basic Aikido Yoshinkan techniques, and prepare students for grading. She has also worked with children for Fit for Sport.

Club Secretary

Josephine Wilden 5th Kyu

Josephine Wilden has been studying the art of Aikido since 1987. She is the Club secretary and deals with many aspects of the day to day running of the club... membership, training fees, uniform, etc.

Welfare Officer

Kate Jackson 5th kyu

Kate has been studying the art of Aikido since 2012. She is the Arun Aikido Club welfare officer, and makes sure everything is okay with our members and deals with any problems that may arise.

Club History in Pictures
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Series of demonstrations given by Sensei Tony J. Wilden

Samuel Alfie Wilden interview March 2014

Arun Aikido grading preparations 2013

Sensei Natasha Wilden 2 weeks before giving birth to her 2nd son Leo in 2013

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