Times: Classes are held on Monday from 8:00 to 9:15 PM, Wednesday from 7:30 to 9:15 PM and Sunday 8:15 to 9:30 AM (Dojo Doors open at 8:00 AM). Students should arrive in time before class to change and be ready to bow in by start time.

Ages: Classes are open to adult men and women. There are no classes for children at this time.

Trial Workout: Prospective students are offered a free trial class to see if Aikido in right for them and we were determine whether to accept the new student in his class. The acceptance is based on whether the student is physically able to keep pace with the class and the spirit the student brings to their training.

Promotion and Ranking: Promotions are based on a process of continual evaluation of students by Sensei Brian Putkonen and Sensei Jon Guglietta. We follow a multifaceted approach to promotions, which involves competency of form and level of Ki in the execution of techniques. Promotions are awarded in an ongoing basis. No official testing is done as we work out directly with all his students and is in effect constantly evaluating their progress. No fees are charged for promotions.

Affiliation: We operate an independent dojo and is not associated with any national or international organization. Sensei Chiaradia became an independent dojo in 1974 during a time of much turmoil. From 1975 thru 1981 he was associated with two other organizations before taking an independent path once again.

Monthly dues: Monthly dues are payable in advance on a monthly basis. There are no contracts. Students may choose to attend 1 or 2 times per week. The cost of dues is $50 per month. There will also be a one time insurance fee of $30. Once a student is accepted into the Dojo dues must be paid monthly on a continuous basis until the student resigns from the Dojo. No credits in dues are given for weeks a student does not attend class unless it is due to injury.

Location: United Korean Martial Arts 27 Olcott St. Manchester, CT.

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