Aikido is a Japanese Martial Art created during the 1920’s by Morihei Ueshiba, an expert who reached the highest level of mastery in the classical Japanese Martial Arts. Officially recognized by the Japanese government in 1940, the Aikikai Foundation is the parent organization for the development and popularization of Aikido throughout the world.
Best local self defense class in east Auckland. You will learn an effective self defense system. By going to Aikido classes regularly you will:
Iaido uses the Japanese sword in techniques where the blade is drawn and a cut is made in one motion. Today, Iaido is practised to discipline the mind and body and seek self-improvement. We train in both ZNKR seitei and Muso Jikiden Eishin-ryu koryu Iaido. ZNKR seitei Iaido is the modern standard form of the All Japan Kendo Federation, and Muso Jikiden Eishin-ryu is a traditional form with a history of around 400 years. Ivan sensei is a direct student of The head of Genbukan dojo (Oshita Masakazu, kyoshi 8th dan) based in the city of Kobe, Japan.
Ivan Neziri Sensei has been Studying Aikido for twenty years. He has extensive experience training in New Zealand as well as overseas. Has lived and studied Aikido in Japan with the top ranked masters. His main teachers include Nobuo Takase Shihan (Chief of New Zealand Aikikai) Endo Seishiro Shihan and Shingo Nakao Sensei.
Easily, just complete the form and add the days you would like to attend or alternatively feel free to attend any practice sessions and we’ll get you sorted. Any questions feel please contact me on 0220687170
Aikido appeals to many different kinds of people, both as a form of exercise and as a form of self-defence.
Aikido does not require physical strength or an aggressive spirit. So, regardless of your age, your physical size or your state of fitness, with Aikido you will soon learn how to immobilize, pin down or throw an opponent with relative ease.
The Aikido we practice here ‘Aikikai’ is the same as the one practiced in Hombu Dojo (World headquater dojo in Tokyo, Japan).
All Ages Welcome