Archway Aikido


6 Archway Rd, London, N19 3TD
United Kingdom
(Archway Methodist Church)


Mr Ismail Hasan


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Actual local time in Dojo is 08:13

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Our Dojo

Archway Aikido is part of Aikido of London dojo established by Ismail Hasan since 1994. Ismail Hasan was an Uchi Deshi with TK Chiba Sensei in San Diego where he trained professionally from 1985-1993.

The dojo is based in North London where classes for children are available every Saturday and with plans to grow weekdays. There is a mixture of experienced and new young teachers to help the children get off to a great start in their Aikido training.

Archway Aikido is independent and not affiliated to any organisations. All instructors are insured with DBS checks and first aid qualified.


Mr Ivan Melo

Mr Ivan Melo (Aikido, Boxing, Iaido - 3rd Dan Aikido, 1st Dan Iaido)
Ivan Melo started practising Aikido in Brazil in 1998. After training briefly under Reishin Kawai Shihan, Ivan joined the Senshin dojo where he acted as head deshi and assistant instructor under Ricardo Leite, Clauber Scarparo and Tharso Vieira Senseis’s instruction. Over the years, he attended many international seminars of internationally renowned masters such as Yoshitmitsu Yamada, Nobuyoshi Tamura, Donovan Waite, Christian Tissier, Yahe Solomon, George Lyons, Peter Bernath and others. As an enthusiast of martial arts Ivan has trained Kung Fu, Judo and Boxing. In London since 2011, Ivan is a professional guitarist and continues his training in Aikido and Iaido under the supervision of Ismail Hasan sensei. Ivan attained his 3rd dan in Aikido in 2016 and Iaido 1st Dan in Iaido in 2018. In 2019 he trained full time at the Aikikai Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan.

Miss Cathy Ayumi Humphris

Miss Cathy Ayumi Humphris (Aikido - Junior assistant)
Cathy is relatively new to Aikido and brings great enthusiasm and ability to her training. She assists with the children's classes bringing in her experience as a music teacher to young people which allows her to teach and assist more effectively. She assisted and covers classes on Saturday's for the 7-15 year olds.


Our trainings schedule

Day Time Training Name
Monday - -
Tuesday - -
Wednesday - -
Thursday - -
Friday - -
Saturday 11:00 - 12:30 Children's Aikido
Sunday - -
Today is Monday 22. 07. 2024, local time is now 08:13.

Classes are by appointment only and require registration and waiver to be completed by guardian for under 18's. Please check for details or contact us.


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