Video: Reflections on aikido from Seishiro Endo. Demonstrations from Endo sensei, Christian Tissier, Ulrike Serak and Max Eriksson Ohlwein.

Aikido is a dynamic Japanese martial art focused on self-defence and self-development. Its techniques involve throwing or restraining an attacker using co-ordinated body movement. Aikido training develops body awareness, fitness and flexibility, timing and sensitivity, and physical and mental resilience. On a deeper level, the art is an exploration of personal interaction, the psychology of conflict, and traditional Japanese culture. (Read more…)

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