The Spirit of Aikido

The physical principles Aikido can easily be seen from a point of view in dealing with situations of a non-physical nature such as human relations, conflict resolution and spiritual self-improvement.

O-Sensei Morihei Ueshiba

O-Sensei Morihei Ueshiba

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic Aikido concepts and principles such as taking the initiative, non-resistance, circular movements, avoiding your opponents’ strength, learning to orientate yourself in dealing with multiple attackers all have applications on a spiritual or mental level as well. Aikido is truly a martial art with meaning!