The 5 F’s of Aikido:

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1. Self-defence: Aikido offers very effective techniques for neutralizing any type of attack: single attacker, multiple attackers, larger and faster attackers, armed attackers.

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2. Fitness: Aikido develops the five elements of physical fitness: balance, flexibility, strength, aerobic capacity (endurance) and coordination.

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3. Self-confidence: Over time, practitioners develop a calmness and serenity in situations which would have previously caused stress and anxiety.

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4. Fellowship: Friendships flourish in an environment that is respectful, equal and dedicated to harmony.

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5. Fun: Aikido classes are opportunities to learn new skills, new attitudes and new traditions, in collaboration with like-minded individuals.

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