Tag: Aikido

Aikido in the UK – the Beginning

Aikido in the UK ~ The BeginningBy Henry Ellis In 1951 at the age of 15 years I was just leaving school. I had already started a career at the age of 14yrs as a Time Trial racing cyclist, eventually becoming a club first team rider. At that time I could never imagine doing anything […]

About Aikido

Aikido is a Japanese martial art developed by Morihei Ueshiba as a synthesis of his martial studies, philosophy, and spiritual convictions. Aikido is frequently interpreted as “the Way of unifying ( with ) life energy”or as “the Way of pleasurable spirit.” Ueshiba’s goal was to make a skill that practitioners could use to protect themselves […]