Aikido II

Aikido II is a continuation of the skills and techniques developed in Aikido I. Practice of martial arts such as Aikido may be viewed as similar to┬álearning music or another language – ongoing throughout one’s life.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the class students will have advanced knowledge, experience and/or ability in one or more of the following areas:

  • Classroom and martial art safety, martial art history and philosophy
  • Basic and advanced falling and rolling
  • Stretching and breathing techniques
  • Paired coordination exercises
  • Advanced Jo (54″ stick) and Bokken (wooden sword) exercises
  • Paired Aikido techniques to vary by semester.

Recommended Readings

In addition to the recommended listings in Aikido I: