The Aiki Fit class is a great idea.

The end of the pandemic seems to be on the horizon – which is a relief — but it also introduces a new concern: how much has our physical stamina diminished over the past year, and how long will it take for us to get back to where we were? The Aiki Fit class is a great idea if you’ve been wondering the same.
 
Sensei’s workout plan for the Aiki Fit class is designed to mimic what a Shodan test feels like and the stamina required for it. With the goal of maintaining good form over a number of reps the workout remains challenging, with maximum benefit, and ideal for each body.
 
Coming to the dojo is an important aspect too: its space made for training with no interruptions by family or work. By committing to being at a certain place and time you’re more likely to show up and work out. There’s also the benefit of working together in a group: we encourage each other to keep going and to go further than we would at home. 

Jonathan Weiner
Jonathan Weiner

Weiner Sensei, Chief Instructor & Dojo Cho has been studying Aikido for over 20 years and currently holds the rank of Godan (5th Degree Black Belt) as recognized by the United States Aikido Federation and the Aikikai World Headquarters (Hombu Dojo, Tokyo, Japan). Weiner Sensei is also a Shidoin (certified senior instructor) appointed by the USAF and Aikikai World Headquarters. Weiner Sensei oversees rank promotion and testing at Aikido of Charlotte and has attended over 130 seminars in the past 20 years learning from many Shihan (Master Teachers). He also actively teaches Self Defense Workshops to corporations & organizations such as Newell, TIAA, Real Estate companies as well as various associations. His credentials also include NRA Certified Pistol Instructor, NRA Certified Range Safety Officer (RSO), and is a Certified Glock Armorer. Jonathan is the Owner of 360 Visuals, Inc. a Video Production Agency.

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