The martial arts have been compared to many things, including poetry and having a staring competition with a lion. The truest of the comparisons, however, is that martial arts can be like practicing the violin while simultaneously benchpressing a piano; it helps you to develop your strength and discipline at the same time. Keep your body and mind in top condition and pay R99 for a month of Beginner’s Aikido classes at the Shizentai Aikido Dojo. An art that forms a better basis for selfdefence than covering your body in pepper and curling up in the foetalposition, Aikido also helps practitioners to protect their attacker. Led by qualified instructors that would put even the most skilled of ninjas to shame, Shizentai’s beginner’s classes are designed to make it easier for new aikidōkas – or, practitioners of aikido to dip their metaphorical toes into the choppy waters of the martial flavoured arts. A dojo conveniently situated in Bryanpark Shopping Park Centre also makes buffing up your beatdown skills quite a bit easier than having to hop a plane to Japan. Under the expert eye of instructors that have been training for over nineteen years, you’ll learn some of the basics of Aikido, including how to blend with the motion of your wouldbe attacker when you get into a sticky situation. Learn all the techniques you need to use momentum to your advantage, as well as the correct methods for putting someone into a lock – which is bound to make most people feel like something out of a prowrestling video. Once you’ve been instructed in all the most effective methods for deflecting whatever realworld trouble any realworld troublemakers try to send your way, you’ll feel far more confident leaving the house without taking a peppershower. All Groupon vouchers Leisure Fitness Workout Johannesburg Leisure Fitness Johannesburg Workout Johannesburg Further deals in this category 1. Mother’s Day gift Pay R145 for a Swarovski heart pendant and necklace valued at R395 from Modern Design Jewellery save 63% 2. Save up to 60% on succulent Sirloin steaks and a bottle of wine at The Only One restaurant 3. Save up to 56% on professional canvas prints in sizes A3, A2 or A1 at Colours Unlimited 4. Save up to 70% on a biomechanical or diabetic foot assessment at Byron Starkey Podiatrist 5. Pay R237.50 instead of R475 for a ChicFlic Teeth Whitening and Lip Gloss Plumper Pen save 50% Further deals in this city 1. Save up to 65% on a starter platter, a main meal and any dessert or cappuccino for one, two or four people at 2 Thai 4 2. Save up to 67% on a manicure with or without a pedicure and facial at Perfect 10 in Killarney or Cedar Square 3. Save up to 84% on a studio or environmental photo shoot with The Photographer 4. Pay R240 for an inland kitesurfing beginner’s course with Adrenalin Elements, valued at R495 save 52% 5. Save up to 70% on one, two or five Facial Rejuvenation packages at Love your Body Beauty Salon Further deals in South Africa 1. Pay R65 for a Tapas, a Big Plate and a glass of wine at Café Sofia, valued at R243 save up to 73% 2. Save up to 60% on a scale, polish and dental checkup with optional microabrasion at Hyde Park Dentist 3. Save up to 60% on photo enlargements in a variety of sizes from Apprenti Studios 4. Pay R810 for Saloon permanent hair straightening products including delivery, valued at R1620 5. Save up to 64% on ski fun in the Alps for two people at Gutshof Hotel and pay R7093.57 for a threenight stay OR R12012.07 for a fivenight stay OR R15291.07 for a seven night stay Further deals in other categories 1. Save up to 62% on a Buzz Platter or prawn main meals for two people at Fishmonger Fourways 2. Save 50% on two or four 300g Sirloin steaks with a local beer or glass of wine at Chaplin’s Grill 3. Save up to 65% on a hand and foot pampering package at Me Time 4. Pay R299 for a kitchen consultation, including plans and 3D layout from AG Designs, valued at R1000 save 70% 5. Northern Cyprus Save 50% on a five or sevennight stay for two people, including breakfast at Mountain View Hotel
Pay R99 for a month of Beginner’s Aikido classes at the Shizentai Aikido Dojo, valued at R415 (save 76%)
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In a Nutshell
Save 90% on a month of Beginner’s Aikido classes Highly trained, experienced and friendly instructors Learn self-defence techniques Conveniently located dojo Ideal as a gift
The Fine Print
Valid for 1 month Booking essential and subject to availability: Dojo Bryanpark Shopping Centre: 084 568 1110; Dojo-Roodepoort Country Club: 082 601 5111 Available at Dojo Bryanpark Shopping Centre and Dojo Roodepoort Country Club One Groupon Groupon issued and valid once deal closes Picture displayed is just a representation Terms & Conditions apply Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.