Aikido club Asahi of Lappeenranta is a non-profit association founded in 1988, the purpose of which is to spread aikido in Lappeenranta and its surrounding areas. Asahi is a member of Finland Aikikai. In addition, Asahi is a member of the EKLU (South Karelian Sports Association).
Aikido is based on the old Japanese samurai tradition of martial arts. In aikido unarmed and armed techniques unite with holistic exercise of the mind and body. True goal of aikido is not related to self-defense or fighting but self-overcoming, spiritual growth, a good life and peace. The purpose of aikido is to protect life not to hurt others.
In Asahi we practice aikido in a versatile manner without emphasizing any single aikido styles. We practice aikido in a variety of perspectives , so that the trainee could get a comprehensive understanding of the various dimensions of Aikido and achieve wide-ranging expertise.
In Imatra we train at Imatra Swimming and Sports Centre (Imatran Urheilutalo) at Kotipolku 2, Imatra. See Google Maps for location.
Our Practice Schedule
Asahi arranges aikido classes for adults and juniors, usually starting in September or January. There are normally one to two trainings per week for beginners classes. When beginners classes are not arranged, new trainees are more than welcome to join our normal training session when ever. where basic skills are trained in a safe way. Contact us for further information.
In Lappeenranta 22.8.2017 – 30.5.2018:
|Tue||19:00-20:30||Beginners and basic techniques|
|Thu||19:00-20:30||All, advance techniques|
In Imatra 28.8.2017 – 30.4.2018
|Mon (wrestling gym)||19:00-20:30||All|
|Sat (dojo)||10:30-12:30||All (bo, jo and bokken)|
For additional information, you can contact us via e-mail:
Our postal address is:
Lappeenrannan aikidoseura Asahi ry
See you at practice!