Posted on Tuesday, December 11, 2012
in Aikido News
Aikido,is a Japanese martial art developed by Morihei Ueshiba as a synthesis of his martial studies, philosophy, and religious beliefs. Aikido is often translated as “the Way of unifying (with)life energy” or as “the Way of harmonious spirit.” Ueshiba’s goal was to create an art that practitioners could use to defend themselves while also protecting their attacker from injury. This is a unique contemporary martial art representing ancient spirit and wisdom of the Samurai for Body, Mind and Soul. Practicing the Japanese martial art of Aikido provides one with significant challenges and rewards. Encompassed within this intelligent, effective and non-violent approach to self-defense is valuable physical exercise, mental discipline and insight into the human spirit.Nowadays various countries have introduced this martial art in defense and police department because of the beauty of the art.
First time in Aikido history, Aikikai is sending their instructors to Mumbai on request of Aikido of Mumbai. This is a great opportunity for Indian Martial Artist to understand this art. The technique of Aikido can be incorporated in all martial arts. Karatekas can use these techniques in understanding of their katas. Various styles of Karate have hidden techniques of Aikido.
The instructors & senior practitioners ;
- Makoto Ito
- Masaya Tokuda
- Nobu Yokoyama
- Paritos Kar
- Nobutaka Kitajima
- Abhi Sethi (tentative)
Contribution to Dojo: Rs.2500/- for this seminar
Dress: Karate / Aikido gi