Welcome to West Coast Aikido Martial Arts Academy of Western Australia. We offer real world effective Martial Arts Self-Defence training for children, teenagers, and adults.
My name is Shihan Ross Taylor (5th Dan Black Belt) and I am the founder and Master Instructor of the West Coast Aikido Martial Arts Academy of Western Australia located in Wangara WA.
On behalf of all the instructors and students, I thank you for visiting our website. We hope that after you click through our pages you will take the time to visit us in-person and experience first-hand our friendly, safe and welcoming environment.
Aikido is a martial art that is practiced by millions of people of all ages throughout the world. Many practice Aikido as a form of nonviolent self-defence, but many also train in Aikido for the mental and spiritual benefits that it provides.
At the West Coast Aikido Academy training is conducted in a safe, structured environment, free of egos. Regardless of age, fitness level or physical limitations we can help you learn this incredible martial arts and unique way of life.
As a defence based martial art and discipline, Aikido will improve all areas of your life. You will reduce stress, improve your fitness, become more self-disciplined, have greater focus, awareness, confidence, elevated self-esteem and get more out of life!
Since 1993 West Coast Aikido Academy has trained thousands of local people from all walks of life, from the regular person off the street to emergency service workers, health professionals, armed forces, police and prison personnel. Why? Because Aikido is perfectly suited to controlling an opponent without causing serious injury. Put simply, if you are attacked, your Aikido training will enable you to defend yourself or your loved ones, without causing undue harm to yourself or the attacker.
At West Coast Aikido Martial Arts Academy, we are dedicated to helping you acquire practical self-defence skills whilst reducing stress, and getting into the best shape of your life!