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Brisbane Aikido – The Art of Peace

“The key to good technique is to keep your hands, feet and hips straight and centered. If you are centered, you can move freely. The physical center is your belly; if your mind is set there as well, you are assured of victory in any endeavour.” Morihei Ueshiba Had a tough day at work? Got […]

Griffith Aikido Brisbane – Dojo Closures This Week

Everton Hills dojo Monday 12th August – no adult or kids class because PCYC is closed Saturday 17th August – no adult or kids classes because instructors will be attending the Will Reed seminar. Nathan dojo Thursday 15th August – no adult classes because instructors will be attending the Will Reed seminar. Saturday 17th August […]

Learn Aikido – Why Etiquette is Important

When you learn Aikido, you realise that like most other traditional martial arts, practice begins and ends with courtesy. Etiquette is a standardised set of behaviours that ensures that everyone acts in a uniform and predictable manner whilst in the dojo. So why is it necessary? Firstly, it is the way that an otherwise diverse […]

5 Benefits of Aikido … from our members

Benefits of Aikido … “If I can relax doing Aikido, I can relax doing pretty much anything” “I often start with a headache after a busy day and after class I feel fantastic” “Learning Aikido is helping me to feel more peaceful inside and not fly off the handle” “I have more confidence now; those […]

Griffith Aikido Brisbane Shukan News

Class numbers are rising Aikido Brisbane fun and fitnessIt is really heartening to see class numbers rising at Griffith Aikido Brisbane. The number of people training at Nathan dojo is steadily rising and dojo is getting back to its old vibrant self. It’s also good to see a few more people training regularly at Everton […]

Martial arts brisbane – About Ki

When looking for martial arts Brisbane and you are not into kicking and punching consider a highly refined art that has a significant internal aspect. I am referring to the concept of Ki. It is integral to the relaxed power that drives the art of Aikido. Training with correct internal principles is just as important […]

Aikido Brisbane Shukan News

Griffith Aikido Brisbane Exciting News – Michael Karkkainen Sensei at Everton Hills soon Michael Karkkainen Sensei will be teaching at Griffith Aikido Brisbane Everton Hills dojo on Monday nights 8th July and 22nd July. Michael is a 5th Dan instructor and usually teaches at Nathan on alternate Tuesday nights. Everton Hills members should not miss […]

A Tribute to Jutta Dowdy

I guess it had to happen sometime. Sadly, and after all these years, Jutta Dowdy has stepped down from active involvement with Griffith Aikido. Without Jutta around, things will never be quite the same. Jutta has been the Matriarch of our club since well before I started learning Aikido. For decades, she has been there […]