Young people Wielding Bokken and Jo

3, Young People Wielding Bokken and JoIntegral to their training at the Dojo in Island Bay is ‘bokken and jo’, wooden equipment funded by a TTCF grant.  Shodokan Aikido is a soft form martial art, excellent for self defense, improving fitness and self-esteem.  Run entirely by volunteers, the organisation offers young people aged 9 to 12 years who may be under confident, facing bullying, or needing to develop discipline and resilience, the opportunity to train in martial arts free of charge.