You can contact Sensei Darren Friend: 0422 522 888.

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Visitors are always welcome either to observe or take a free trial class. You can also subscribe on our members list.

If coming by train we are about 5 minutes from Marrickville Station (Bankstown Line, about 10 minutes from Central).  From Marrickville station exit turn right and walk along Illawara Rd to the Intersection with Marrickville Rd.  Turn left, the dojo is 150 metres from the corner, opposite Commonwealth Bank.

Alternatively if coming from the airport take the Airport East Hills line to train to Sydenham  Station and transfer to Bankstown line. From Bondi Junction or Cronulla Hurstville, Mortdale, Sutherland, Cronulla and Waterfall take the Eastern Suburbs & Illawara Line to Sydenham and transfer to Bankstown line. Marrickville is the next station up from Sydenham.

From Marrickville Station to the Dojo


State Transit buses 423 & 426  stop on Marrickville Rd. Here is the Bus Timetable.

Curbside parking is available, there are a number of free carparking spaces off Marrickville Rd.  Mums and dads can drop the kids at aikido and do the grocery shopping at Banna Joe’s Supermarket which has a large roof top carpark and is just around the corner on Illawara Rd.  Access to rooftop carpark through Tuohy Lane off Petersham Rd.

Alternatively there is a large carpark off Frampton ave (drive down towards Sydenham, left side after Subway restaurant) free with well over 200 spots.  It is a 450 m walk back to the dojo.


Aikido Classes in Marrickville, Inner West Sydney.