Aikido & Tai Chi Classes at Open Sky Martial Arts


2015 KIDS WINTER/SPRING TERM January 5 – May 23, 2015

2015 ADULT TAI CHI BEGINNING SERIES  1st session. January 5 – March 9;  2nd session March 16 – May 20.

ADULT AIKIDO for teens 15 and up.  YEAR ROUND  7 DAYS A WEEK. REGISTER ANY TIME. Step by step traditional Aikido training.  2015 Adult Aikido info


NEW!   An Aikido Tour of Open Sky Martial Arts OPEN SKY MARTIAL ARTS VIDEO ONLINE!  Interviews & Demos with Chief Instructor Steve Kaufmann,senior instructors, and kids classes. Video by David Oskardman and Andy Wood posted 11/06/14. See what Aikido looks like and what it means.

Our family-friendly martial arts school teaches Aikido & Tai Chi classes including Aikido  for kids ages 7 to 13 and daily Adult Aikido lessons for active adults. Open Sky has beginning and intermediate Tai Chi classes for young adults through seniors three days a week.

Practicing and exploring basic principles of Aikido and Tai Chi movement are profound and deeply developmental. Open Sky promotes the development of the individual through whole body learning.

Location We are in the Triangle of North Carolina, conveniently located and an easy drive from Durham, Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Mebane, and Efland just off Churton street, in historic Hillsborough, NC. We are only minutes from exits on I-85 and I-40.

Sensei Steven Kaufmann, chief instructor, is a 6th degree Aikido black belt.We are official members of the United States Aikido Federation. We hold two or more yearly Aikido seminars at Open Sky with top USAF instructors.

TAI CHI BASICS – Move Better! We teach Chen Tai Chi and are affiliated with Master Wang Hai Jun. Wang Hai Jun seminars at Open Sky November March yearly. Watch Tai Chi applications video with Wang Hai Jun.  Beginner Tai Chi series held Wednesdays throughout the year. Accepting $25 deposits to hold your place now. Gift certificates available.

KIDS AIKIDO  Older kids help younger children learn Aikido in our cooperative classes. We believe in a family style structure of learning. Teens who have “grown up” in our kids program transition to adult classes with their choice of combining kids and adults classes. ❉ 

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