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Martial Arts - Noncredit

AACC's School of Continuing and Professional Studies offers courses in various Martial Arts. Originally developed over centuries for use in combat, the martial arts were adapted to civilian purposes in the 19th and 20th centuries. Instead of seeking to kill or injure opponents, they increasingly focused on the development of mental discipline, physical competence, moral behavior, and self-defense. Highly skilled instructors certified in their art provide instruction in the history and skills of Aikido, Jujitsu and Karate.

Upcoming Martial Arts Classes

For schedule and pricing click on the course numbers below.

ATC 377 - Aikido
Aikido is a Japanese martial art that includes techniques for bare-handed wrestling and weapons. Practice distancing, evasive footwork, pins, joint twists and open hand strike. Club is affiliated with Aikido America International/Shin Aikido Rengo.

ATC 374 - Jujitsu
Learn the basics of this martial art including throws, strikes, kicks, grappling and submission holds. Improve coordination, self-assurance and mental discipline while emphasizing self-defense. Instructor is an American Jujitsu Association Fifth Degree black belt.

AHC 390 - Toyama-Ryu Iaido (Coming in summer 2015) 
Learn the basics of Japanese swordsmanship. Train using a Bokken (wooden practice sword). Examine the first level Katas (forms). Work to quiet the mind and control body and energy.

For more information, call 410-777-2325 or e-mail