Training Guidelines

When learning or practicing the martial art of Aikido, there are some general guidelines and practices to be aware of that…

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Training Rules

When we train in martial arts, a space that allows us to make mistakes safely is critical. In a real sense,…

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Training Approach

At Arundel Aikikai, our approach to studying martial arts is focused, practical, open, and enthusiastic!  Spend dojo time focused on…

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Training Goals

The final aim of Aikido is to integrate physical and mental training to develop a confident person who can think…

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Morihei Ueshiba, O’Sensei

Aikido was developed by Morihei Ueshiba (1883-1969), known to Aikido students as O Sensei (Great Teacher).As a young man, he…

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The Meaning of Aikido

The Japanese word Aikido is written with three characters which translate as “the way of spiritual harmony.” Aikido is a…

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