Fees Yellow Springs Dojo Student Application

Yellow Springs Dojo, 314 Dayton Street, Suite 201, Yellow Springs, Ohio
Phone number:† 937-361-0375

Class Times Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
6:30 am
7:30 am
10:00 am
11:00 am
11:00 am
12:00 pm
General (after 6th kyu)
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
7:00 pm
8:00 pm
General (after 6th kyu) Beginners-ages 5 to 75 (before promotion to 6th kyu) General (after 6th kyu) General (after 6th kyu)

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Monthly Membership Dues

As a traditional school, all students are welcomed and expected to personally develop a teacher-student relationship with Sensei and the Dojo community.

Sensei commits himself to cultivating each studentís development, personally. It is through this relationship that the deeper understandings of Aikido are transmitted.

All new students must observe one of Senseiís classes before registering for the beginnersí class.

Uniforms may be purchased thru† Kiyota Co. @ 800-783-2232 or Bu Jin Design Co. @ 866-444-3644.† Parents shouldnít buy a uniform until their child has trained for a month.

All other classes are accessible after passing the 6th kyu test in the Beginners class.† Also dues drop from $65 to $50/month after 6th kyu.

You may only attend Mike Senseiís classes during the 3 months after you attain 6th kyu.

Adult students may ask Sensei to test for 6th kyu.† After 6th† kyu, you may get Senseiís permission to train outside of classes with a senior student who is helping you prepare for your next kyu test.

Youth students (5ó13 y/o) earn colored belts.Each colored belt costs $5--due before the promotion ceremony.Purple (less than 7 y/o) or yellow belt (7y/o+) (8 classes), 2nd yellow (8) & orange (12)---are earned by participation.† Blue (24), green (12), brown (24), red (24) and kidsí black belts (36 classes)----are tested for.

All fees are to be paid before getting on the mat to train.† Established dojo members are given until the 10th of the month to pay their dues.

All fees are non-refundable.† Mike Sensei may be late or occasionally miss a class due to his job.† Make-up classes may be approved by Sensei if it was his inability to get substitute coverage for the missed class. † †

Month-to-Month Dues†††††††††

Student Category

Monthly Dues


Beginner Class

$65 until 6th kyu

General Class


Teens 14 to 18

$40 after 6th kyu

Kids 5 to 13

$65 until orange belt / $40 after orange belt
Visiting Aikidoists $15 per day

Live-in students (uchideshi)

$145 (see uchideshi opportunities)

Extended Monthly Fees Saving Options

Pay for 5 months and get 6th month free
Pay for 10 months and get 11th and 12th months free

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