– a nine-hundred-year-old unarmed combat art
– closely related to Japanese swordsmanship
– techniques are divided into two major categories: projections and immobilizations
– adapted to deal with realistic attacks, closing the gap between dojo training and self-protection
Instructor – Chris Gonzalez
Gonzalez Sensei has been training regularly since 2004. In addition to his teaching certificate in Goshin Ryu Aikijutsu, he has earned black belts in Nihon Goshin Aikido, Kodokan Judo, and Shinsenka Ryu Jujutsu; he is also studying Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido, and Goju Ryu Karate. Chris has completed various training programs including CPR certification, the U.S. Olympic Committee’s SafeSport Program, and the CDC’s “Heads Up” Concussion Training. He has over 12 years of experience teaching classes for kids and adults.