The Melbourne Budo Academy offers world class instruction in the traditional martial arts of Aikido, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 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 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.

Academy News

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...

Aiki Elements Seminar

Join us on the 7th of August for our Aiki Elements: Fundamental Principles & Applications seminar.

The Road to Budo Longevity: Balance

Why are you training? Fitness? Self-defense? Want to get stronger? All theses reasons are valid and will be different for everyone, in fact they probably continue to change as you go further down the path and ...


The Dojo

The Melbourne Budo Academy offers world class instruction in the traditional martial arts of Aikido, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 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.