Est. 1987
Yoshinkan Aikido Dojo

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Why Aikido?

There are many differences between Aikido and most other martial arts. Aikido is only self defense. There is no kicking, punching or competition. Beyond that, people seek out Aikido for personal growth and fitness. They stay because students are friendly, cooperative and helpful, and also […]

Aikido is accomplished “between the beats”

In all forms of Aikido – but perhaps especially in the Yoshinkai style – there are “forms” or Kata. We study these forms over and over, trying to perfect our movement and technique. We usually follow these forms through an entire range of motion from […]

Aikido movements are a delight

As a chiropractor, I am continually delighted by the physiologically sound and efficient movements of aikido. In my study of a fascinating book on functional movement lines of our bodies, I came across a section describing the forward roll used in aikido (and judo). The […]