Parent Organization: Club Sports
What is Aikido?
Aikido is a powerful and compassionate Japanese martial art. By using throws and immobilizing holds, an aikido student redirects and neutralizes the force of the opponent's attack. Aikido's circular movements do not rely on strength.
ai – joining, unifying, combining, fitting
ki – spirit, energy, mood, morale
dō – way, path
When and where are practices?
The UVM Aikido Club practices at Aikido of Champlain Valley Dojo at 257 Pine St. in Burlington [a short 15 minute walk from the Waterman building, although transportation will be provided], and on campus at the Patrick gymnasium turf.
Practices are Wednesday nights from 7-8 pm.
Additional club information:
*Members who attend at least 5-6 club meetings will be eligible to receive 1 class credit.
*There is currently no fee associated with the club, and it is not mandatory to attend all meetings.
*If you have any questions, feel free to contact the club president Emily Narahara at email@example.com
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