Aikido at the Center
Offering a Traditional Path to Martial Arts Training
Aikido at the Center
NO kids or adult classes on Monday, May 27th, Memorial Day! Also NO kids classes on Saturday, May 25th.
Have a fun and safe weekend!
Advanced Class--Sunday, May 19th at 9:00 am
Advanced Class--Sunday, June 2nd at 9:00 am
Saturday Open Mat every week at 8:00 am.
AATC now has 4 Fukushidoin! Claire, Patty, Joe, and Ted. The teachers at two of our affiliate dojos were also recently certified--Trisha, Bill, and Lisa.
Fukushidoin are certified assistant instructors. They all trained with Goto Sensei (7th dan) and got their certificates through the Takemusu Aikido Associate and are recognized by Aikido World Headquarters. We are very proud of them all!
Last updated: April 10th, 2013
"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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3100 N Stone Ave Suite 222
Tucson, AZ 85705-5924
Phone: (520) 887-3986