Aikido at the Center
Offering a Traditional Path to Martial Arts Training
Aikido at the Center
The Tuesday noon class has been canceled permanently. Starting on Wednesday, September 27th, we will offer another class at 6:45 pm. Taught by one of the yudansha, which will vary by week.
Our annual November seminar will host TWO incredible sensei's this year! We are happy to welcome Hans Goto Sensei, 7th dan and Hoa Newens Sensei, 7th dan. We are really looking forward to this seminar. It will be a fantastic weekend of training.
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Judith Robinson Sensei is going through some health challenges and is reaching out to her community for help. Please click on the link for more information.
Fundraiser for Robinson Sensei
SPECIAL AIKIDOKIDS! OFFER!Get two months of classes and a gi for just $125! Click here for more information.
AikidoTeens! class Sunday: 11:00 am-12:00 pm.
Last updated: October 17, 2017
"To win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the highest skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the highest skill." -- Sun-Tzu, from The Art of War
Why Aikido is different.
Unlike the striking and kicking martial arts, the aim of Aikido is not to injure or kill an opponent. Instead, Aikido teaches how to resolve conflict as safely as possible. Aikido uses graceful but powerful locks, throws and pins that quickly immobilize an attacker without causing permanent injury. This is why Aikido is called the Art of Nonresistance or The Non Fighting Art.
During an Aikido class, students practice techniques for blending with and neutralizing punches, grabs, and assaults. The training develops balance, flexibility, coordination, and self confidence in the face of an attack.
The ultimate goal of Aikido training is to master a calm and confident approach to conflict--a courageous and compassionate spirit that wholeheartedly confronts the challenges and difficulties of life.
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In accordance with O Sensei's directives, Aikido at the Center does not discriminate on the counts of agedness, race, sex, creed, national original, political beliefs, gender expression, or sexual orientation.
Aikido at the Center is a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization
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3045 North Stone Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85705-5924