01 Hellenic Aikido Aikikai is a non for profit organization whose aim is to spread and cultivate Aikido philosophy of harmony, peace and co-operation through the study of Budo spirit.
02 Hellenic Aikido Aikikai is under the guidance and survey of the Hellenic Aikido Aikikai George Koliopoulos Sensei.
03 Hellenic Aikido Aikikai is responsible to it’s members for the proper education of the art of Aikido according to the rules and guidelines established in the Aikikai Hombu Dojo by the founder O’ Sensei Morihei Ueshiba and the Ueshiba family. Is also responsible for the teaching guidelines and grading of its members according to the Aikikai Hombu Dojo rules.
04 Every student is important to the Hellenic Aikido Aikikai family, and everyone is an equal part of that family , regardless of rank, age or sex. Along with the ranking, a deeper understanding of the Budo spirit of Aikido and its etiquette should be obtained. High ranking students should set an example of proper behavior and etiquette by their actions and awareness. Low ranking students should gradually understand the ways and meaning of the etiquette, in order to be able to set a proper example for the newer students.
05 Aikido is a living art that constantly evolves and changes and Instructors and high ranked students are encouraged to participate in Aikikai Hombu Dojo seminars and follow the Annual schedule of international and national seminars organized by the Hellenic Aikido Aikikai. Student s participation in these seminars and courses is important not only for personal education but also for the Hellenic Aikido Aikikai overall optimum knowledge level and reputation, and should be considered as routine.
06 Hellenic Aikido Aikikai delivers the minimum requirements for Kyu and Dan examinations and the head examiner of the Hellenic Aikido Aikikai is George Koliopoulos Sensei.
07 Instructors of member dojos must be qualified by the Hellenic Aikido Aikikai and hold the title of shidoin or fukushidoin which is annually registered.
08 All Yudansha members must annually register as members of the Hellenic Aikido Aikikai.
09 All members of Hellenic Aikido Aikikai should respect the Budo spirit of Aikido and their behavior should be in accordance with this spirit.
10 The Hellenic Aikido Aikikai can cancel membership or qualified instructor certification if the Hellenic Aikido Aikikai rules are not accepted and followed.