(SHODOKAN AIKIDO in SUSSEX)
Sport Aikido is a competitive sport derived from the Japanese Budo - AIKIDO.
Also known as Shodokan & Tomiki Aikido, we are part of an
who follow the teaching of Kenji Tomiki. He founded our system of Aikido by creating a way for his students to test their skills against each other using randori or ‘free practice’ so that they could keep their techniques ‘real’ and effective.
There are now many varying styles of Aikido taught throughout the world, however, the basic principles remain the same...
~ The force of any attack is controlled and diffused without injury to either instigator or defender ~
This is achieved by using avoidance and balance breaking followed, if necessary, by techniques including a range of locks and throws.
Interested in finding out more?
Browse through our website, there's loads more information,
BUT, the best way to find out what Aikido is all about is to try a class,
or at the very least watch one.
Come along to our next session - Beginners are always welcome!