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Meido-Kan Budo Club

Meido-Kan was established in 1963 in Helsinki. Today it is the largest budo club in Finland and it offers you qualified and guided training in different levels of martial arts including Aikido, Judo, Karate and Katori. We also arrange classes and training for adults and juniors from beginners to advanced. In addition there is an exercise school for children starting from four years of age.

Training Centers

We are located near central Helsinki in two training centers: Vallila, address Päijänteentie 1 and Herttoniemi, Mekaanikonkatu 3 A (Malkit-hous) 2.floor.


Beginners may join the club throughout the year. There are no courses but classes that allow beginners to join.

Advanced and visitors training

See time table for training and courses. You can also call or send email to our contact persons below.


Club membership is  340 €/ year (+ judo compulsory license/insurance fee 85 €). Visitor fees for nonmembers  is 80 € a season (spring, summer and autumn),


Our office:
Mailing adress: Meido-Kan ry, Päijänteentie 1, 00550 Helsinki, Finland
Telephone : +358 9 870 2901
Fax : +358 9 870 2935

president: Mr. Saku Tanayama
Telephone : +358 46 920 5556

vicepresident : Mr. Arttu Laitinen:

Telephone : +358 40 75 11 333

Contact persons:
Aikido: Tom Granström               Terhi Kallonen (beginning aikido in Meido-Kan)
Telephone : +358 50 512 4232      +358 50581 0506
Both can be reached by email:

Judo: Arttu Laitinen
Telephone : +358 40 751 1333

Karate: Ilkka Hotokka