Aikido Club of Try-Co-Lan begins its eighth year

Published 9:20 pm Wednesday, March 13, 2013

The Aikido Club of Try-Co-Lan LLC celebrated its seventh anniversary on Feb. 5.

The club has been in continuous operation in the Tryon area, holding three classes per week, since its inception.

Aikido is a defensive martial art in which men and women of any age who are in reasonably good health can train and practice. Ages of current club members range from 12 to 70-plus years.

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The Aikido Club is accepting applications for membership from interested adults and for serious, self-disciplined teens. Classes are held Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7- 8:15 p.m. and on Saturday from 10-11:15 a.m.

For more information contact the current Aikido Club president, Sheri Rardin at 828-859-7053 or the chief instructors, Dr. Paul and Anne Buchanan at 864-457-2885.

– article submitted by Anne Buchanan