The Melbourne Budo Academy offers world class instruction in the traditional martial arts of Aikido, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Shinkendo (Japanese swordsmanship),  Japanese Jujutsu, and Judo.

Each discipline of martial art at Melbourne Budo Academy is headed by highly ranked and experienced instructors, with a strong direct lineage to the founders of their respective arts.

Our unique Japanese-style dojo is located in the inner city suburb of Abbotsford, close to Melbourne’s CBD.

The Academy

The Melbourne Budo Academy offers world class instruction in the traditional martial arts of Aikido, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Shinkendo (Japanese swordsmanship),  Japanese Jujutsu, and Judo.Each discipline of martial art at Melbourne Budo Academy is headed by highly ranked and experienced instructors, with a strong direct lineage to the founders of their respective arts.Our unique Japanese-style dojo is located in the inner city suburb of Abbotsford, close to Melbourne’s CBD.

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Bronze, Silver & Gold Membership Packages

Save more when you train more! We have membership packages available for students that train in multiple martial arts.

Bronze Membership:  2 x martial arts of your choice for $180 per month Silver Members...

2 Weeks Unlimited Training Across All Arts: $49

Attend unlimited Aikido, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Shinkendo and Judo classes for 2 weeks for $49. Train at Melbourne Budo Academy's Japanese-style dojo located in Abbotsford. In doing so, you will experience worl...

Interview with Washizu Terumi Sensei, Gyokushin Ryu Aikido

Whilst Jon Marshall Shihan was in Shizuoka Japan in October 2017, he was lucky enough to conduct a rare interview with Washizu Terumi Sensei, the founder of the Gyokushin ryu style of Aikido. The interview len...


The Dojo

The Melbourne Budo Academy offers world class instruction in the traditional martial arts of Aikido, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Shinkendo (Japanese swordsmanship),  Japanese Jujutsu, and Judo.Each discipline of martial art at Melbourne Budo Academy is headed by highly ranked and experienced instructors, with a strong direct lineage to the founders of their respective arts.Our unique Japanese-style dojo is located in the inner city suburb of Abbotsford, close to Melbourne’s CBD.