Aikido

Yoshinkai ACT

What is Aikido

Posted on Sep 15, 2017

What is Aikido

“Way of peace and harmony of the spirit” From the battlegrounds of feudal Japan, aikido is a martial art that was developed to allow unarmed samurai a chance to defend themselves against a sword. It was further developed and refined in the1920’s and 30’s by Ueshiba Morihei O’Sensei(Great Teacher). Aikido is noted for its non aggressive approach to self-defence. Aikido does not...

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Dojo etiquette

Posted on Sep 14, 2017

Dojo etiquette

Introduction Aikido Yoshinkai ACT (AYACT) is a traditional Japanese martial arts dojo (training hall) and we adhere to traditional etiquette. If in doubt about the corrrect etiquette, please ask the instructor or one of the senior members of the Dojo. Your adherence to traditional etiquette reflects on you, your Sensei/instructor and your Dojo whether you are in or out of your Dojo or visiting...

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