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Інтерв'ю на Київський ранок

Central Channel Interview: About Aikido, Respect, and Our Values

We are happy to present you a recording of our head coach Yuriy Petrovichev’s interview for the Kyiv Morning program on the Central Channel. Is it difficult to combine work and training? What do you need in order to start training, and how to find a suitable section? What is Applied Aikido and how does it differ from classical? Why is it necessary to cultivate self-confidence in a child, and what role do parents play in the training process?

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Рашгарды, компрессионная одежда в айкидо

Compression clothing, its features and use in martial arts

Today we will talk about compression garments in general and, in particular, we’ll tell you about such an element of training clothing as a rashguard. First, you need to figure out what it is all about. Compression garments are garments designed and developed specifically for sports activities. Sometimes it is called the second skin, due to the fact that it is difficult to put on, it fits snugly, but at the same time does not hinder movement. It is made of elastic materials, fits the body tightly and performs several functions at once:

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Объединенная тренировка по айкидо

Joint training for all dojos of the club Lazar

On Saturday, January 26, 2019, we conducted the first joint training session for adults and older teens from all of our dojos. We are glad that the students from Poznyaky and Borshchagovka gathered for the lesson, and, of course, the guys who were studying in the dojo on Beresteyskaya, which sheltered us all, pulled themselves together.

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Useful tips for practicing

In our last article For those who decide to practice Aikido, we have sorted out a fairly large number of questions that arise from people who want to enroll in Aikido or enroll a child. However, we also often hear the question of how quickly results can be achieved. For example, parents decided to enroll a child in the aikido section in Kyiv and asked how long it takes to “become a real ninja”. Or an adult, coming to a trial lesson, is interested in how long it will take him to, if not become a Stallone, then at least be able to stand up for himself in the event of aggression. It is unlikely that someone will be able to give an unambiguous and accurate answer, but we have several recipes that will definitely help to achieve this goal.

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New Year and Christmas holidays in the Club of Applied Aikido “Lazar”

Dear friends, students and parents! We sincerely congratulate you on the coming New Year and Christmas Holidays! We wish your family comfort, well-being, joy and only positive emotions. We believe that Christmas is a holiday that should be spent in a family. So that you can fully enjoy the New Year and Christmas holidays and spend time with your loved ones, we go on vacation.

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Если вы хотите заниматься айкидо

For those who decide to practice Aikido

In the life of every person there comes a moment when he decides to try something new for himself. If you decide to sign up for aikido in Kyiv, then we will be glad to see you in our club. And for your convenience, we decided to collect all the most frequently asked questions in one article and answer them.

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Интервью на Голосе Столицы

Interview of the “Lazar” head coach on the “Voice of the Capital” radio

We are happy to present you a recording of the broadcast on the “Voice of the Capital” radio. In an interview with Natalia Gaevskaya, the head coach and founder of the “Lazar” Club Yuriy Petrovichev, spoke about what Applied Aikido is, what benefits training for children and adults, and why it is worth doing in general. Enjoy listening and watching. If you have any questions or want to sign up for a free training, our contacts can be found here.

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Top 5 Reasons to Enroll Your Child in Applied Aikido

Many parents often ask questions about how to maintain the health of their children, how to raise them fully developed, how to get them away from the computer and more. During the computerization of society and the development of gadgets, which are only gaining momentum every year, these questions become more acute. The workload at school, which the students take off, allegedly “relaxing” at the computer, negatively affects their vision, posture, and health in general. Therefore, exercise is extremely important for a child’s development. Not only physical, but also psychological.

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В каком возрасте можно начинать заниматься айкидо

Is it too late to start aikido classes at 30, 40, 50 or later?

Sometimes we are confronted with questions from adults about whether it is too late for them to start practicing aikido. Age is not the same, plasticity with elasticity decreases, and there is not as much strength as we would like. On this score, we always have an unequivocal opinion: it is never too late to move forward.

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Соревнования по айкидо

Aikido competitions – pros and cons

Many parents and adults who come to us to practice ask: “Why is there no competition in Aikido?”. The answer is very simple – they are not provided from the beginning. Although some federations and clubs still hold them, but about this later.

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