Aikido


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Aikido

Welcome to the University of Calgary Aikido club. Aikido is a modern Japanese martial art based on the principle of non-conflict. It is a truly holistic practice combining physical techniques with mental and spiritual discipline. In Aikido, one uses flowing, circular movements to blend with an opponent attack and redirect the attack into a throw or immobilization, bringing the conflict to a peaceful resolution. Aikido techniques do not depend on physical strength and there is no competition. Training is done in a cooperative manner, allowing students of different levels to practice together. Aikido helps develop one's flexibility, stability, and coordination of body and mind.

This is a 13 week program for Spring/Summer 2015.