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Aikido Martial Arts - Aikido History, Meaning, Ranking & Philosophy

Aikido (Japanese: 合気道) is a form of modern Japanese martial arts, which has surfaced as late as the 20th Century and primarily focuses on self-defense techniques instead of moves to attack and injure. But that is not what sets Aikido apart from the more popular forms of martial arts.

In a world where people tend to favor martial arts which trains you how to attack and cause harm in just a couple of classes; Aikido ushers in a change.

Aikido is more of a way of life. It teaches one not only to defend themselves but to also protect their opponent by using the energy of the opponent to break the fight. Aikido is a technique that unifies the energies of the body and the heart. It is a form of martial arts with a soul