Aikido activity in Shinjuku, Tokyo

【OUTLINE】
Discover the spirit of Japan with the Japanese martial art “Aikido”.

Aikido is a challenging and spiritual martial art that originated in Japan. A primary feature of Aikido is that there are few large strikes since most of the focus goes into throwing and twisting the body in accordance with the opponent’s movements. It is also said that Aikido is a martial art for learning about the human spirit, as it places heavy emphasis on peace and reconciliation. In recent years, it has become a popular sport for children and women, as there is no threat of injury unlike other martial arts.

【HIGHLIGHTS】
・Experience the power of Aikido, a traditional Japanese martial art.
・This program is suitable for all ages!
・Acquire the ability to utilize the power of your opponent and combine it with your own power and become an Aikido master!
・Gain strength and flexibility that you never knew you had!
・All levels are welcome.
* Duration: 1 hour
* Starts: Shinjuku City, Japan
* Trip Category: Classes & Workshops >> Martial Arts Classes




【OUTLINE】
Discover the spirit of Japan with the Japanese martial art “Aikido”.

Aikido is a challenging and spiritual martial art that originated in Japan. A primary feature of Aikido is that there are few large strikes since most of the focus goes into throwing and twisting the body in accordance with the opponent’s movements. It is also said that Aikido is a martial art for learning about the human spirit, as it places heavy emphasis on peace and reconciliation. In recent years, it has become a popular sport for children and women, as there is no threat of injury unlike other martial arts.

【HIGHLIGHTS】
・Experience the power of Aikido, a traditional Japanese martial art.
・This program is suitable for all ages!
・Acquire the ability to utilize the power of your opponent and combine it with your own power and become an Aikido master!
・Gain strength and flexibility that you never knew you had!
・All levels are welcome.

Itinerary

· Learn the courtesy of Aikido

Learn about the courtesy and manners of Aikido. Japanese people have customs that respect politeness. Aikido is also a kind of martial arts in Japan that emphasizes courtesy. Learning the courtesy required in Aikido is to learn the necessary means and wisdom in order to live. From the etiquette of Aikido you can learn many things that can be applied to everyday life.

· Demonstration by the instructor

The lecturer will show you a sample of Aikido. Let’s learn by seeing the teachers’ skills. What is important in doing Aikido is having a supple body movement. In the demonstration of the instructor you will be able to see the world of supple and elegant martial arts beyond your imagination. Aikido’s techniques exceeds one hundred kinds, and applying it makes it a very deep sport composed of hundreds of kinds of techniques. As the lecturer will show off various techniques, please observe the movements often. These movements lead to a strong and supple body. Therefore, it is possible to create a healthy body and it is useful even in the life as a self-defense technique.

Stop At:

• Shinjukutsugarushamisen School, 14-28 Yochōmachi, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 162-0055, Japan