Aikido (合気道) - (the way of harmony and spirit). A pure self defence martial art blending with the motion of the attacker and redirecting the force of the attack rather than opposing it head-on requiring little physical strength, using entering and turning movements.The techniques are completed with various throws or joint locks. Learn more....
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Morihei Ueshiba (1883 -1969)
O Sensei (grand Teacher)
Master & Founder of Aikido

Kobukan Aikido Association (KAA) started as a group of clubs that came together to train and promote the martial art of Aikido. Established in 1989, the association took the name 'Kobukan' after O Sensei's 1st dojo. Roughly translated it means the place (kan) where the martial way (bu - as in budo) is taught (ko)...  Learn more
Triangle, Circle & Square

"The body should be triangular, the mind circular. The triangle represents the generation of energy and is the most stable physical posture. The circle symbolises serenity and perfection, the source of unlimited techniques. The square stands for solidity, the basis of applied control."
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