What is Aikido?

Aikido is a purely defensive Japanese martial art. One does not attack or counter attack; one blends with the attacker in order to make one fluid motion. This allows the defender firstly to control the attacker and secondly to apply an Aikido technique: either a projection (throw) or immobilisation (locking/pinning move). 

As one studies Aikido, one understands that Aikido is not purely a form of self defence; it is about self discipline and self control.

Aikido is a true skill and takes a lifetime to master. 

The translation of Aikido out of the Japanese is confusing. Ai-Ki-Do equates to Harmony-Spirit-Way or Path. A simple definition would be The Way of Spirit through Harmony.


Centre of Excellence - Fleet Aikido Club

Fleet Aikido Club

Mondays - 20:00 - 22:00 - General Class
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Tuesdays - 20:00 - 22:00 - Advanced Class

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Fridays - 19:00 - 21:00 - General Class 
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Fridays - 21:00 - 22:00 - Weapons / Kata Class


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