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Aikido is a handshake

Posted on by Andrew Barron

The Scout’s Handshake The Essence of Aikido is Contained in a Handshake Aikido is formed from three kanji. “Ai” is the unifying, or combining, the “Ki” as the spirit, or energy, and the “Do” a way, or a path. In 99% of situations if one were to extend a hand to another, that person would Read more

Lessons From the MasterChristian Tissier Shihan

Posted on by Beau Calvez

The Ikazuchi Dojo of Irvine California has a great post with Christian Tissier Shihan talking about lessons he has learned over his 55 year-plus aikido career. Great advice for teachers and students alike. Thanks to Josh Gold Sensei for the excellent post!

Top 10 Reasons to Practice Aikido

Posted on by Shane Fielder

1. Develop better strategies for conflict resolution As a martial art, Aikido offers great advantages as a personal self defense system. But did you know that Aikido strategies can be used in everyday life to help increase your conflict resolution abilities? Many high ranking Aikido teachers in North America are also highly trained counsellors, teachers and Read more

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