Welcome to Kaishukan Aikido club.

We are freindly martial arts club practicing traditional Aikido (Aikikai) as taught at the world headquarters in Tokyo.

If you are interested please come on by to either watch or join in. Or you can contact us as below.



Our dojo is located at the 6th Garston Scout Hut. The Hut is accessable via a driveway behind the Victoria Memorial Hall Club, off Church Road, Garston, L19 2LW. (Next door to the South Liverpool NHS treatment Centre). The site has a private field and forest. See this map to find us. 

The dojo can be contacted through the instructor Mr Steph Whittaker either by visiting the dojo or via email: 


via facebook: 



Class Times:

Due to rennovation work classes will be initially THURSDAY: 18.00 – 19:00

Normal Times:

18:00 – 20:00 JUNIOR/ FAMILY CLASS


19.00 -21:00 ADULT/ SENIOR CLASS


For younger students the first hour is recommended and it is recommended that parents stay and watch. Parents can practice with their children as long as they follow the guidelines. Junior classes will only run with the presence of a second adult.


The Final hour  is reserved for adult practitioners and more advanced juniors.


Private Classes:

Private classes are offered by arrangement depending on venue availability, if you wish one to one tuition fee may vary depending on demand. 
We are actively taking enquiries for group bookings, from the Scout Association and youth groups at your venue . We will be happy to do group bookings.

Training Costs:

£3.00 For adult class Class

£2.00 For Junior/ Consession. Prices maybe revised. 

B.A.F. Membership:

£35 per year per Adult

£20 per year per Concession/student

£15 per year per Junior

(This fee covers insurance throughout the U.K. and it is a condition of practice at the dojo that a person must have valid and up-to-date Aikido insurance. A beginner is allowed 3 taster sessions before insurance needs to be paid. This can be paid up front in full or with a non returnable deposit of £5 with the balance being paid within 1 month. For juniors please pay the full amount after the taster sessions).