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Takemusu Iwama Aikido Europe
AikiFlow membership is £20 per year. This includes public liability insurance, which is required for any martial art. For further details please refer to our Membership Policy, which you will be given after your first class.

Morton War Institute, 11 Main Road, East Morton, West Yorkshire BD20 5SP

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Aikido

The founder of Aikido, Morihei Ueshiba (known as O-Sensei) developed his martial art from a number of ancient martial systems, including Taijutsu (Body Techniques), Kenjutsu (Art of the Sword) and Jojutsu (Art of the Staff).

 

One meaning for Aikido is "The Art of Peace and Harmony". ​It is generally thought that O’Sensei was referring to it harmoniously integrating mind, body, and spirit; balancing one’s inner life with the external world.

 

Iwama style Aikido, which is taught here in Bingley follows the style of Aikido that was taught by O-Sensei at the Iwama dojo and passed on through Morihiro Saito, a close disciple who was given responsibility over Iwama dojo by O-Sensei.

 

Iwama style makes use of the sword and staff more than most styles to help in the development of a stable posture and powerful centre. It's technical repertoire consists of powerful locking and pinning techniques and dynamic throws. 

 
"Those who are enlightened never stop forging themselves. The realisations of such masters cannot be expressed well in words or by theories. The most perfect actions echo the patterns found in nature."
 
Morihei Ueshiba

Aikido Classes

Thursdays

8:30pm - 10:00pm

 

£7 per class

First Class Free

 

Weapons Training

Sundays

6:30pm - 7:30pm

 

£7 per class

 

First Session Free

 

 

 

Both Aikido & Weapons Training

£30 per month