We are a traditional Aikido dojo and we welcome all beginners, new members and visitors from all other dojos. Brisbane Aikikai is a non-profit organisation, established in 1991.
Aikido does not teach kids how to fight, but teaches them to protect themselves. It takes the traditional philosophy and spirit of the Samurai, described by the saying True victory is victory over yourself, which meant that at all times the Samurai should focus on mastering self-control. In accordance, Aikido encourages
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us to manage ourselves better in life.
Aikido does not rely on strength, so people of all ages can enjoy training. Also important for children growing up in todays competitive and stressful society, Aikido allows them to train within their own abilities and at their own pace, without the pressure to win in competition, since Aikido has no competitions. In the Kids Class we seek to:
Proper self-confidence also comes with humility (people with too much confidence ...