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Aikido at the Center

Aikido at the Center offers traditional Aikido training for adults and children. Aikido is suitable for all ages. It is a non-threatening martial art. Aikido is practiced in a friendly and cooperative atmosphere. The goal of Aikido is to neutralize aggression rather than increase it.  

Upcoming Events

SAVE THE DATE! Hans Goto Sensei, 7th dan, will be in Tucson the weekend of November 4-6th for his annual seminar!

Advanced Class: Sunday, August 7th
Advanced Class: Sunday, August 21st

SPECIAL AIKIDOKIDS! OFFER!

Get two months of classes and a gi for just $125! Click here for more information.

New Class!
AikidoTeens! class Sunday: 11:00 am-12:00 pm.



Last updated: July 18th, 2016

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"To win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the highest skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the highest skill." -- Sun-Tzu, from The Art of War

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Build Grace and Confidence with the Non-Fighting Martial Art

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 Why Aikido is different.

Unlike the striking and kicking martial arts, the aim of Aikido is not to injure or kill an opponent. Instead, Aikido teaches how to resolve conflict as safely as possible. Aikido uses graceful but powerful locks, throws and pins that quickly immobilize an attacker without causing permanent injury. This is why Aikido is called the Art of Nonresistance or The Non Fighting Art.


During an Aikido class, students practice techniques for blending with and neutralizing punches, grabs, and assaults. The training develops balance, flexibility, coordination, and self confidence in the face of an attack.  

The ultimate goal of Aikido training is to master a calm and confident approach to conflict--a courageous and compassionate spirit that wholeheartedly confronts the challenges and difficulties of life.




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In accordance with O Sensei's directives, Aikido at the Center does not discriminate on the counts of agedness, race, sex, creed, national original, political beliefs, gender expression, or sexual orientation.

Aikido at the Center is a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization

Aikido at the Center

Physical Address:
3045 North Stone Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85705-5924

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 43192
Tucson, AZ 85719

aikidoatthecentertucson@gmail.com

www.aikidoatthecenter.org