279 Interstate Ct, Sarasota, FL 34240
Aikido – The Way to Harmonize with the Spirit of the Universe
The word “Aikido” is composed of 3 Japanese words: ai, means unify or harmonize; ki means spirit or energy; and dō means way, system or path. The practice of Aikido as a martial art allows the practitioner to understand and unify one’s place in the universe. Through training, the Aikidō-ka (the Aikido practitioner) understands that this martial art’s true goal is not to dominate, but to discover how to achieve harmony. Learn More About Aikido.
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Benefits of Martial Arts Training at Traditional Aikido of Sarasota
Budo – The intent of Aikido is the development of martial skills and personal and spiritual character, the way of the modern warrior. One learns martial skills to resolve conflict in a way that no one is physically injured. At Traditional Aikido Sarasota, you are welcomed into an inclusive community that supports anyone – regardless of age, gender or size.
- Train with certified instructors
- Learn peaceful conflict resolution instead of martial domination
- Practice self protection skills
- No belt testing fees
“We love the non-violent approach to self-defense.”
“The teachers at Traditional Aikido are patient, nurturing, and knowledgeable.”
“the classes were awesome and exceeded my expectations. Your dojo is a joy to train in. Your students were welcoming. I am honored by the opportunity to train with your students. I learned much! I can’t wait to return.”
— Paul (Visiting Student)