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Youth Program

Youth Children StudentsYouth classes are for ages 8 up to approximately 14, based on the instructor’s judgment. A minimum age of 16 is required to earn a black belt.

Aikido provides activities which challenge children, while giving them the tools to meet those challenges. Aikido Silicon Valley focuses on teaching the principles of non-competitive, non-destructive and nurturing approach to martial arts.

Benefits Aikido gives children include:

  • Improved focus and concentration
  • True self esteem, gained from setting goals and meeting challenges
  • Learning to develop and nurture relationships with others
  • Improved motor skills and physical coordination, with an emphasis on training safely