Bridgend Aikido Club is part of the Shin-Gi-Tai Aikido Society and is based at Litchard Community Centre in Bridgend. Under the instruction on Shihan James Barnett. Aikidoka (Aikido Students) study a wide range of empty hand and weapons techniques whilst exploring the principles and concepts of Aikido.
Aikido itself is a non competitive Martial Art that does not rely on strength to succeed. Through studying the many techniques Aikidoka are able to overcome any attack without the need to inflict serious injury to their attacker.
The club trains 3 times a week and benefits from having members from varied backgrounds giving a welcoming atmosphere allowing learning to flourish.