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The Five Main Styles of Aikido

The art of Aikido was developed by Morihei Ueshiba in the first half of the twentieth century both as a method of self-defence and as a way of building character and moral fibre in its practitioners.By the 1950s, some of Ueshiba’s best aikido students were responsible for the growth and spread of the art, and […]

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The History of Aikido

Aikido teaches practitioners, known as aikidoka, to have a deep sense of harmony with all creation. This includes a would-be attacker, so as a result there are no attacking movements practiced within the art. Instead, students of aikido are taught to subdue their opponent, bringing him under control while inflicting the least amount of injury […]