1 East Quarry Street, North Dartmouth, Massachusetts 02747, United States

(508) 496-1280


What is Aikido?


Aikido is a system for self-development taught through Martial Art Training. Aikido was introduced to the world by Morihei Ueshiba, a Japanese Martial Artist and Sage who had mastered the secrets of Aiki and wished to present it to the world.

As a martial art, Aikido aims to completely de-escalate conflict and can be effectively used by people of all sizes, shapes, and ages as its does not rely on speed or external strength. It is based on centuries of refined martial thinking and application. 

Aikido uses throws, joint locks, strikes, and pins to immobilize one or more attackers. It is non-violent and non-competitive in nature because Aikido techniques do not clash with an attack when it is presented, but rather moves the focus of the attack away where it becomes harmless.

While Aikido is a martial art, it is much larger than an art of self-defense; it is a way of being that promotes peace, balance, spiritual growth, and health in all aspects of life.

What you will learn training at SouthCoast Aikido

 Multiple controlled breathing methods to affect emotional response and energy response/supply through the controlled activation of the parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous system, and when and how to use those methods for stress and performance management.

Voluntary - On-demand, sustained focus, and awareness training to shape the outcome of your environment and events.

Deep body control - including controlling neurotransmitter and hormone release to increase overall presence and effectiveness.  

Techniques that can be used for self defense.

Aikido training is excellent for any age and ability as it develops a strong body, a strong sense of will, a strong sense of self, and a peaceful mind. 

On Going Classes Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6:15pm-7:45pm and Saturdays from 9am-10:30am

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SouthCoast Aikido

1 E Quarry St, North Dartmouth, MA 02747

(508) 496-1280


Tuesdays 6:15pm - 7:45pm

Thursdays 6:15pm - 7:45pm

Saturdays 9am-10:30am