Aikido uses circular flowing movements originating from a relaxed body and a fully focused mind. Regular practice brings a feeling of wellbeing and self-confidence that carries over into every aspect of daily life.

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About Aikido and the Monash Club

Aikido is an effective martial art whose essence goes beyond the resolution of physical conflicts. Aikido uses circular flowing movements originating from a relaxed body and a fully focused mind. Regular practice brings a feeling of well-being and self-confidence that carries over into every aspect of daily life.
Aikido uses repeated practice of various techniques in its physical training. The trainee practises ways to control aggression without causing harm or injury.

The Monash Club

Classes at Monash are aimed at beginners at the start of the year, but we welcome new students at any time of the year. As students progress the classes become more advanced. During your first few lessons you will be taught basic concepts involving posture, controlling energy flow (rolling and attacking) and interacting with other students. For safety reasons, you must watch an Aikido class before participating.

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We expect Thursday trainings to return after 19 October, when both of our instructors are fully vaccinated. Class size of 5+ instructor, full vaccination, 15km-radius added on top of current COVID19 safety guidelines such as QR check-ins, sanitising etc.

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Face-to-face training can resume back at Monash with COVID safety guidelines and actions remaining. This includes mask-wearing, change into fresh clothes before class and QR coding. New or interested students to contact the club directly and await for further instructions before showing up to a class due to the recent 'no observer' updated rules.

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A Curated list of Videos & Resources you can watch during lockdown for aikido revision and exposure.

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