Aikido is a dynamic Japanese martial art that promotes self-awareness and non-violence. Its techniques are focused on unbalancing and controlling an aggressor by blending with the movement of an attack, allowing the attacker to be destabalised without using brute force. Regular practice builds physical and mental resilience and instils calm and self-control. Aikido builds confidence, fitness and flexibility, and gives an insight into traditional Japanese culture.
Atlantic Aikido is delighted to welcome Philippe Gouttard (6th dan) to give a special one-day course in Galway on Sunday 19 October 2014. Philippe is one of France’s senior instructors, with over 40 years’ experience. He has trained with Christian … Continue reading
Atlantic Aikido will run a six-week beginners’ course on Mondays from 7.30 to 9pm, starting on Monday 8 September 2014 in St Joseph’s Community Centre, Ashe Road, Shantalla. Classes are open to adults aged 16 and over. The cost is €50 for six weeks (includes €10 for annual insurance). Contact email@example.com or 086 352 2142 for more details and to register.