Victor is passionate to explore the dynamic relationships in aikido producing effective yet flowing techniques.
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Aikido can be challenging, puzzling, perplexing, mysterious as well as fun, interesting, joyful, energetic, dynamic, powerful, calming, and peaceful. These aspects can all be experienced within a one-hour class!
My philosophy has always been that no one really “wins” in a fight: hurting someone else merely invites retribution further...
Aikido is a constant stabiliser in my life, and an influence for harmony. Applying this discipline to everyday life is very hard but very rewarding.
Conrad has been practising aikido for 27 years and is dojo cho of Riai Aikido Wellington City. He loves everything about aikido, but especially the ‘neuroscience’ of aikido. That is, how to take an attacker’s centre without engaging your muscles, or theirs – to operate below the radar of their consciousness.
Lyn started her Aikido journey over 24 years ago. She instantly fell in love with the art; the grace and beauty of the movements had her hooked, and she continues to learn something every time she jumps onto the mat. Lyn also finds great joy in teaching others how this art can help them to grow. Lyn is the dojo cho of Belmont dojo.