Aikido consists of hand and body techniques (taijutsu), which are used along with strikes to unbalance an opponent in order to throw  or immobilise them with a lock.

Aikido has its roots in the ancient warrior arts of Japan, particularly kenjutsu, jojutsu  and ju-jutsu. The techniques rely on skill and the use of the opponent’s force against them, rather than brute strength. This means anyone can do aikido regardless of shape, size or gender.

Strathclyde University Aikido Club (SUAC) shares instructors and affiliations with Yudan Nashi Kan Club.

SUAC is open to student, staff and alumni Sports Union members from the University of Strathclyde.


Please click here to view Club Training details, including day, time and location.

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