Japanese art of self defense. It employs
locks and throws to redirect an attacker rather than resisting with
force. These principles allow Aikido practitioners to
control larger, stronger opponents and defend against multiple
movements are typically flowing and
utilize motion and not
strength to off balance and control an opponent. Aikido is unique because it provides an
effective form of self defense that does not seek to injure others. This is why Aikido is often called the “Way of
of Richmond is a proud member of “Shinzui Kan Aikido.” On
December 27th, 2011, Dr. H.T. Hamada, International Chairman of the
Kai, bestowed the organization name of Shinzui Kan Aikido on our
affiliated dojo in Jacksonville, Florida, which is led by Shihan Perry
Lambert (Godan), who began his study at Aikido of Richmond.
dojo and the Forsyth, GA dojo are also part of Shinzui Kan. Shinzui Kan
means Hall of Quintessence. This name was given to help
new chapter to the unending quest of reaching the quintessence of
Aikido of Richmond
is committed to
the study of traditional Aikido in a safe, fun and positive atmosphere. No previous experience is
visitors are always welcome. Please
by and observe a class for yourself.
of Richmond is conveniently located in the West End area of Richmond,
on Staples Mill Rd near the intersection of Wistar Rd and Staples
Mill Rd. - 8115 Staples Mill Rd., Richmond, Virginia 804-482-1560.