Yoshinkai Aikido is a martial art whose techniques seek to redirect the energy and body movement of an attacker. The literal translation is Way (do) of Harmony (ai) with Spirit (ki) is a powerful and dynamic martial art which is non-aggressive and defensive with emphasis on cooperation rather than competition.
Our Japan certified instructors will provide professional, and personal training, please visit us during one of our classes and see for yourself! Learning Aikido is an excellent way to get in shape, and learn an effective self-defence, in a friendly non-competitive environment.
Students learn through exercises designed to teach balance, coordinated movement, and timing. These include basic movements, techniques with partners, and with multiple attackers, as well as weapons training with a Jo, Bokken, and Tanto.
Seikeikan Yoshinkai Aikido practices at Active Aldershot in Aldershot, Ontario Canada. Seikeikan is an affiliated and a registered dojo with the Shioda International Aikido Federation (SIAF), founded by Yasuhisa Shioda, the third son of Gozo Shioda, who was the founder of the Yoshinkan style of Aikido head quartered in Tokyo, Japan.