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Tidbits and treats from the Sunnyvale Public Library Reference Division

Aikido — 4 PM Saturday October 20, 2008

The library is always an exciting place, but there will be even more action this Saturday, October 25 when Aikido Silicon Valley stops by to demonstrate Aikido and talk about the history of this fascinating martial art.

Japan’s Prince Akishino, background right, looks at a couple of Paraguayan-Japanese school students during an Aikido course exhibition. AP Images.

Aikido practitioners deflect attacks by redirecting the energy and momentum of the attacker. Aikido involves throws, falls, joint locks, and other moves. Come learn about Aikido and see it in action! The program begins at 4 pm.

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