Zitat des Monats Quote of the month
Das Glück kommt zu denen, die lachen. Happiness comes to those who laugh.
(Weisheit aus Japan) (from Japan)

What is Iadio?

When: Every Monday 6:30 – 7:30 and every Friday 20:00 – 21:30
Where: On Mondays Schelleingasse 50/3 and on Fridays: Sportunion Altgasse 6, 1130 Wien
Costs: € 60.- per Semester; € 110 yearly.

Interested parties can book a free taster session at any time by appointment at office@aikido-wien.com.


In the middle of the 16th century lived Hayashizaki Jinsuke Shingenobu (1546 – 1621), the founder of the Batto-Jutsu school. He was the 1st Sokei (head) of this sword school. He is considered to be the origin of our present sword school. Since that time, there have been many sword schools, some disappeared more quickly, others survived.

Classification of the sword schools

Japanese swordsmanship is divided into the two categories of

– Kenjutsu

– Iaijutus


Iaido Lettering

Iaido is composed of three ideograms.