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In the early phase of my long association with Morihiro Saito Sensei which end of his life, Saito Sensei always had along his copy of Budo in the Iwama Dojo. Here again, as usual, Saito Sensei refers to his master, Morihei Ueshiba. The aim is to create, with the assistance of the traditional budo style of aikido.

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Dojo cho Aiki Dojo:: Some learn with their minds by listening, while others learn with their bodies by watching.

The main difference is surely that there are no tournaments or competitions in aikido. This is why you should not clash or collide and get into a conflict, but instead go with the movements of another. They are a part of it.

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Usually people who talk a lot and write good essays cannot also do good aikido. Children and elderly alike can all enjoy training and become good Aikidoka. Go outside and let the sparrows fall from the trees!

It will be welcome. Buro is why weapons are an especially important part of aikido. Kiai is something that comes completely naturally when you have ki or energy. So aikido is especially useful in real life encounters and situations because we train in a variety of ways that are not necessary to use strength nor violence.


This never stops, it is infinite like a spring. That is why it is better to shout out loud.

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That is why weapon techniques are indispensable in aikido. That is why competition is not necessary. Anyone can practiceunderstand, and reason with it.

No matter which of the three you take out, bokken, jo, or taijutsu, alone it is not complete aikido. Even as number one in Japan in kendo, if he or she puts on aaito judogi and is thrown by a student, he or she is a Kendoka and not a Budoka.

But such a philosophical perspective is also important.

There are also methods to suppress kiai, but with O’Sensei, saiot was different. This is the feeling of aikido. Some people say aikido is a collection of techniques, but that is not true. This is the demand of O’Sensei. The original page is at www. It is not their fault because they were not taught by The Founder himself.

The Founder wrote a poem that says, “This beautiful form of heaven and earth is a single family created by the guardian spirit. This interview has been reproduced here thanks to the kind authorization of Franziska Roller and Volker Hochwald. There are many aikido masters, but only a few who had a lot of teaching from O’Sensei himself. Or when the other one is a restraint person, you should spur on and saitl them. A variation of a principle of aikido can be applied to anyone, big xaito small, obese or slim, stiff or supple.


He said that you should shout from the abdomen. Indeed xaito martial arts a big kiai is a sign of good energy. That is why almost every master often sxito to their students, “When you enter the working world, you shall use the principles of aikido; you shall use aikido in society. Each master probably has his own philosophies, but I do not like to talk too much. Emi IsomuraMark L.

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So the Founder did not like to talk too much. That means sometimes pulling when he or she pushes and pushing when he or she pulls which is also a form of awase. It is better not to talk too much, but to learn with sxito body. Skip to main content.