PED 208 Aikido (AST)

Prerequisite: PEH 100 or permission of instructor

Offered: Typically alternate years (no longer offered)

Aikido is a Japanese martial art emphasizing harmonious resolution to conflict. It is classified as a 'soft' martial art, with the goal being personal transformation rather than harm to the opponent. Aikido movements are circular, fluid, and often dancelike. Students in this course will learn the philosophy of the art as well as basic techniques of attacking, falling, and responding to attacks. 1/4 Course Credit


1/4 Course Credit