The first issue for beginners ... How do I tie my belt?
The most common question for newcomers to martial arts is always in regards of the uniform. Even though, it is pretty straight forward to put on a kimono, beginners are always perplex when it comes to tie the whole together. There are different ways to do it, but here is a good step by step illustrated guide on how to tie a kimono with a belt.
Learning Aikido is done by practicing a lot what you see. So here a video to watch and exercise:
Another a bit more:
Another excellent reference which is a lot less known on how to fold your gi: