Yoshinkan Aikido is not a sport. Aikido is the development and strengthening of the body and mind, and the practical side of Aikido must never be forgotten.

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About Aikido

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Aikido is one of the martial arts, which originated in Japan. After World War II, Aikido rapidly spread and nowadays has become more and more popular in many countries. "The Aikido-boom" can be seen around the world. Why is Aikido now loved by all different generations, regardless of nationality, culture, language, etc.?
The principal of Aikido is not to resist the law of nature, but to harmonize without using physical strength.
Aikido techniques are applied by using your own power together with your enemy's power. This means, no matter if you are strong or weak, big or small, male or female, young or old, you can do Aikido without having to be a top athlete. . . . . . . .

The Senshusei Course

The Senshusei Course is typically a very intensive aikido course for those who really want to dedicate themselves to Yoshinkan Aikido. The course is the only one of its kind in the world having been originally developed in the early 1960's to train the Tokyo Metropolitan Riot Police in Yoshinkan Aikido as a traditional budo form. It continues to this day, with a small but elite group of men and women having had the distinction of graduating with a Senshusei Shodan qualification.

Gozo Shioda Sensei

The All Japan Yoshinkan Aikido Federation and International Yoshinkan Aikido Federation were founded in 1990, both of which are now led by Yasuhisa Shioda the son of the founder.
Gozo Shioda Sensei

Aikido Q&A

Aikido uses circular movements in order to assimilate with the power of an attack. (This power is the energy which is generated when two people pass each other.)
Aikido Q&A

Entrance Info

Aikido is recommended for those who seek self-defense, mental discipline, etiquette, or health maintenance.
Entrance Info

The Senshusei Course

The Senshusei Course is typically a very intensive aikido course for those who really want to dedicate themselves to Yoshinkan Aikido. 
The Senshusei Course

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