All about choosing Aikido Belts

Choosing an Akido belt is an important choice however many people that practice Akido sort of choose their belt by happenstance. Many practitioners will grab the first belt that they see without paying much attention to width, flexibility or overall comfort. Choosing the right belt can help to enhance your performance and of course look much better during tournaments. Following this simple guide can help you to choose the best Akido Belt for your needs.

How to Choose Your Best Aikido Hakama?

Choosing the best Aikido Hakama will help to improve your training results. Many people inquire as to what is the best way to go about choosing the Aikido Hakama. Keep in mind that traditional Aikido Hakama was made for the Japanese body style not for the larger Westerners which can throw you off when you are shopping. This brief guide will help to shed some light on the best way to choose one that will fit comfortably and according to traditions. Choose Your Size and Model for Comfort Choosing your size and a model for comfort is one of the most

Your Search For the Best Aikido Gi Stops Here

Finding the perfect Akido Gi can be a challenge. Most of the time we order our Gi’s from online sources unless you are lucky enough to have a specialty shop nearby, most of us are not lucky enough to have one so instead we have to trust the manufacturers to advertise honestly online. We have found that it is pretty even odds that you will get a great Gi as well as a not so great one when you order from online sources. We wanted to help you to make informed choices so that you are able to make a

Aikido VS Jiu Jitsu and BJJ: what to choose?

Aikido VS BJJ A lot of people that do not practice martial arts are not really sure what the difference is in the different schools. For example, Aikido and Jiu Jitsu is often confused. While they are similar they are certainly not the same.  They both hail from Japan but one broke off and became associated with a complete different country. Like all form of martial arts each of these two schools of training offer a union of mind, body and spirit. Many people mistakenly think of martial arts as a form of defensive training and while that is true it

My experience in Aikido

Aikido is  a Japanese martial art founded and developed by Morihei Ueshiba. One of most common translations for Aikido is “the way of harmonious spirit”. Ueshiba’s idea was to create an art that could defend not only the one using it but also the attacker so he would not get any injuries. The techniques of Aikido are based on redirecting attackers force and making throw or joint locks. I personally have trained in this martial art. It happened to me when I was 13 years old. I was very skeptical about it when my father brought me to the dojo.