Brighton Ki Society

Dojo address:

Brighton Ki Centre, Ground Floor Studio, 12 Queen Square, Brighton, BN1 3FD.
(Near the Clock Tower & at the top right corner of the square)

Brighton Ki Society is a Registered Charity
Registered Charity No: 1042432

Dojo email:

Convenient Parking:
City College Car Park (St Peter’s)
Trafalgar Street Car Park

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Chief Instructor:

Robert MacFarland
Dan Rank: Rokudan (6th Dan)
Ki Rank: Joden
Lecturer Rank: Full Ki Lecturer
Tel: 01273 323315

Assistant Instructors:

Peter Morris
Dan Rank: Nidan (2nd Dan)
Ki Rank: Jokyu
Lecturer rank: Assistant Ki Lecturer
Tel: 01273  776067

Petr Mengler
Dan Rank: Shodan (1st Dan)
Ki Rank: Jokyu
Lecturer rank: Assistant Ki Lecturer
Tel: 07423 397948

Training schedule:

Adult classes:

Monday 19:00 – 21:00 (Ki & Aikido Class – all levels)
(Introductory programme – absolute beginners)

Wednesday 19:00 – 21:00 (Ki & Aikido Class – intermediate)

2nd Saturday of the month 13:30 – 17:30
(Monthly Sessions – Weapons Intensive – all levels)

Usually 4th Saturday of the month 13:30 – 17:30
(Ki & Aikido Class – all levels)

Saturdays 10:30 – 12:30
(Taigi Class – advanced)

Usually 4th Sunday of the month 10:00 – 12:30
(Monthly Sessions – Ki Intensive – open to all)

Usually 4th Sunday of the month 10:00 – 16:00
(Kiatsu® School – exclusive & fully booked)

Children’s classes:

Monday 17:15 – 18:15 (Children’s Class: age 8 to 13 yrs)
Saturday 9:30 – 10:15 (Children’s Class: age 4 to 7 yrs)

Please note there are limited places at the children’s classes – please contact us to discuss your child’s attendance.

Robert MacFarland (01273) 323315
Petr Mengler 07423 397948

Special classes/courses:

Introductory programme

First Monday of every month and runs for 4 weeks, concentrating on the basic concepts underlying our practice and prepares for participation in all of our basic-level aikido classes.

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Monthly Sessions

(Weapons Intensive & Ki Intensive)

We run regular monthly sessions covering a comprehensive programme of Weapons Intensive practice and Ki Intensive practice throughout the year.

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Mat/club fees:

Adult Classes:

Single Class (2 hrs) – £8

Monthly Rate (Unlimited attendance, excluding Saturdays & Ki Intensive) – £50

Monthly Rate (2 hrs per week) – £25

Introductory 4 Week Programme – £25 + £5 compulsory insurance

Saturday Classes (4 hrs) – £15

Ki Intensive – £10

Kiatsu® Class – £18 registered students

Under 16 and Children’s Classes:

Single Class Fee – £5 (reduction available for siblings)


Lifetime Membership – £30

(First year includes lifetime registration fee to Ki Society HQ’s Japan)


£5 per year (compulsory for adults)

Annual Renewal – £10

Dojo rental:

The Brighton Ki Centre Dojo (Hall) is available for hire when not in use. It is located very conveniently in a central location Nr the Clock Tower. The Dojo has a matted area of approximately 12 metres by 10 metres. Other facilities include, showers, changing rooms and a sink.

Rental rates are:
Week Day – £16 per hour (£100 per day)
Evenings & Weekends – £20 per hour (£120 per day)