Thursday, June 25, 2015

Aikido Videos

Aikido is a grappling martial art from Japan developed by Morihei Ueshiba.  It is translated as "the way of unifying life energy" or "the way of harmonious spirit."  The goal was to create an art that practitioners could use to defend themselves while also protecting their attacker from injury.  Techniques consist of entering and turning movements that redirect the momentum of an opponent's attack and a throw or joint lock that terminates the technique.  More...