Aikido – martial art for your soul and body


We are continuing to talk about Aikido and now I want to tell you about main attacks. As I said before, Aikido techniques are mostly a defense against an attack, so you should know how to deliver various types of attacks to be able to practice Aikido with a partner.


Many of strikes are looking similar to swords cuts. It means that the origin of technique lies in samurais’ time where sword was essential part of every warrior. Thought there are strikes and cuts, there’s not so much kicks and it’s caused by history – they were uncommon during the types of combat prevalent in feudal Japan.

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Lethal and deadly ninja’s weapon


In Medieval Japan in during 15th century there were secret mercenaries who were used as spies and assassins – they were called ninjas and they used pretty interesting weapon. Let’s take a look on them closer.


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Aikido – martial art for your soul and body.


It could happen that there was a period in your life when you’ve asked yourself “Why not to go into martial arts?” Pretty wise decision if we are talking about your mental and physical health.


There’s a huge variety of martial arts in the world with their own cultural aspects and specific philosophy, but the main essence of them is harmony of your mental and physical state. Thus, if you aren’t very impetuous person or you don’t like to be kicked all the time, then Aikido is you choice!

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