Today was the first day of aikido lessons for my sister and I. We're taking them at a small organic farm a couple of towns over, the classes are taught by someone who used to teach aikido...
The Birth of Aikidoby
The name 'Aikido' is created by the permutation of three characters in the Japanese language. 'Ai... really sum up the essence of Aikido as a kind of martial art: 'the joining of the spirit to find the way...
and all? Turns out he's actually pretty darn cool. He did aikido for seven years and today he taught our class. It was fantastic! I'd done some aikido before, but only briefly, but we have done the rolling and falling...
, in the meantime, I've been keeping myself busy with Aikido. If I can't make money I can at least...
Martial Arts Tips - Aikidoby
No competitions. The founder of Aikido, O Sensei Mreihei Ueshiba, felt strongly that competition was incompatible with Aikido (but Tomiko Aikido has some comps)
Takes longer to learn and apply. A year...
Visions of Violenceby
To see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness. - Confucius
Aikido founder Morihei Ueshiba is credited as the author of aphorisms taken...