Aikido is a peaceful Japanese martial art created to control aggression with limited force. An opponent is to be harmed as little as possible. It’s considered a defensive discipline, as students learn how to use the momentum of an attacker against themselves. This is done with pins, throws and joint locks.
These techniques are taught as katas, or forms. Usually, this involves one student attacking and another doing an arranged countermove. Students also learn strikes and grabs and are taught weapons training when they reach a more advanced level. Because Aikido techniques require flexibility and endurance, they are regularly practiced in fitness training.
Our goal here at NinjaPHD.com is to give you a complete list of the Aikido training centers near you so that you can choose the one perfectly fits your needs. If you are have any questions at all, or are having trouble locating a quality facility close to where you live, please don’t hesitate to contact us so we can help assist you.
Top Online Aikido Programs
|Aikido Self Defense for the Modern Warrior Vol. I||Amazon||The instructions and quality of the Video are outstanding. The Kotogaeshi is showed from different attacks.|
|Martial Arts Instructional Video, Taijutsu Fundamentals Vol.1||Amazon||Excellent taijutsu!! Finally a teacher who understands how important it is to train the fundamentals!|
Aikido Classes in Missouri
|THREE RIVERS AIKIDO||7700 Clayton Road, Suite 320,||Clayton||(314) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Long's Shotokan Karate Academy||2424 R.D. Mize Road||Independence||(816) email@example.com|
|Zanshin Aikido / Longs Karate||2424 RD Mize||Independence||(816) 985-4216||Billsan2000@aol.com|
|Kansas City Aikido School||3128 Bell Street||Kansas City||(816) 753-4825|
|Makoto Dojo||7000 N. Buckingham Sq. #410-B||Columbia||(573) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Springfield Aikido School||Mercy Fitness Center, 202 E Walnut Lawn St||Springfield||(417) email@example.com|
|Shin-Gane||33 E Glendale Rd||Webster Groves||(314) 799-1998|
|St Louis Ki Aikido||6006 Pershing Avenue||St. Louis||(314) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Guerrero's Shotokan Karate||2240 South 7 Highway||Blue Springs||(816) email@example.com|
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