Aikido is a Japanese martial art that is based on the principles of non-violence and peaceful resolution of conflicts. This makes it an ideal choice for children, as it teaches them how to defend themselves while also promoting self-discipline, respect, and harmony. In this blog post, we will explore the benefits of Aikido training for children and provide information on how to get your child started in Aikido classes.Continue reading “Aikido training for children and its benefits”
I have been practicing Aikido for almost 25 years and I have only had a couple of Hakama. Hakama are generally very durable, but you do want to keep them nice and clean so they can be worn for many years.
The best way, I have found, to clean a hakama is to have it dry cleaned by a professional dry cleaner. A good dry clean service can also repress the pleats of the hakama to make it look new.Continue reading “How to clean a Hakama”
If someone would ask me about the pros and cons of practicing Aikido, then I wouldn’t be able to give them a short answer. Every positive thing I can think of comes with a negative. It all depends on your point of view and your objectives for training Aikido. It’s a Ying and Yang, or two sides of a coin kind of thing.
So here are the advantages and disadvantages of training and learning Aikido over other martial arts.Continue reading “What are the advantages and disadvantages of Aikido over other martial arts?”