Monday, July 9, 2012

The Origin of Aikido

Aikido was originated from Japan under Morehei Ueshiba, he started his training from a classic martial arts under his father.  And that time he continues his training and studying devotedly in a different ways of martial arts. Through all his knowledge, including his spiritual belief, he formed the new branch of martial arts: the Ueshiba aikibudo until it was called aikido.
Morehei Ueshiba

Performing aikidoIt is formed of three concepts: ai, means harmony; ki, means spirit, and do, means way. Aikido is the art that teach of right movement to defense the attack and loose the balance of the opponent. It is learn as the way of self defense. In spiritual belief is to combine your own spirit to the nature. The student of Aikido that passed in the first exam should have right to wear hakama. The higher rank of students would use a wooden sword or “bokken” and a long stick or better known as jo. A jo is measured 4 feet to 6 feet length and must be smooth for the safely used. Meanwhile, the bokken must be same size and same shape of sword or katana.

Steven Seagal

Steven Seagal is an American actor, producer, martial artist and reserve deputy sherriff. Due to his movies he became popular around the world. He started as an Aikido instructor in Japan; he is a 7th-dan degree black belt and he became a master of aikido. During his teens he moved to Japan, and there are several masters or sensei who trained him. In 1987, he started to work as an actor there are so many movies he produced by his own.

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