why do aikido

Apart from self-defence, Aikido training offers many benefits

Psychological:

  • focus and concentration

  • self-discipline and self-control

  • self-confidence

  • self awareness/mindfulness

  • dealing with conflict

  • calmness and stress relief

  • the simple enjoyment of physical activity

Physical:

  • fitness

  • flexibility

  • posture

  • balance and co-ordination

  • breathing

  • relaxation

Social:

Our club is mutually supportive and sociable.  New members are made very welcome. The social aspects of training are important in generating an inclusive and enjoyable atmosphere within the club.