The name aikido is formed by the combination of the three characters in the Japanese language. Ai, the input is, ki, and spirit, which means that means. These three words can really sum up the essence of aikido as a martial art form, the connection between the mind of the road. Only during the period between 1930 and ’40 as the official name of Aikido as the name of the martial art form was approved.
Aikido uses techniques that do not harm or kill, unlike other martial arts. The movements and skills should be taught only to distract or for people to move. That is probably why most people prefer aikido, because the focus of the rejects peace and harmony in the attack and war. In fact, the point of view, aikido, Ueshiba Morihei aggressive developers do not damage the art of peace.
Ueshiba, also known as O-Sensei, the great teacher, aikido from the principles of mainstream Daito-ryu Aiki-jutsu. Includes techniques Yari, the spear, the Juken, a bayonet, and the EU, that is), the short stick. But what ultimately separates aikido from other forms of martial arts is the fact that professionals can attack and empty-handed. Professionals do not need guns for protection.
As a young child was more than physical fitness and conditioning. This is because the vow to avenge the death of his father. Finally, studies and activities brought him to the discipline of the various martial arts. He studied all. He even has certificates, fencing, spear fighting, etc. He has learned everything. That is perhaps why Aikido is a form of diverse and multi-discipline martial art.
Despite his experience, remains unsatisfied. He considered that there is still something missing. It was then that they were religions. Studied with a spiritual leader, Onisaburo Deguchiof the sect Omoto-kyo in Ayabe. Deguchiof learn to take intellectual development. The party’s spiritual beliefs and his mastery of various martial arts. Aikido was born.
His association with this charismatic spiritual leader Deguchiof also paved the way for the introduction of the political elite and military people in the martial arts. Because of this association was able to create, Aikido, and even transfer of tuition to students who have developed, rather, their own style of movement in aikido.
Aikido is a combination of different styles of Jiu-Jitsu and some of the fighting techniques, sword and spear, of which Ueshiba is an expert. For an overview, aikido combines the keys and throws techniques of jujitsu and the movements of the body when fighting with sword and spear.
Eastern origin, was on the west by Minoru Mochizuki taught his visit to France in 1951. He introduced the aikido techniques are students with learning judo. In 1952, Tadashi Abe came to France as the official Aikikai Honbu representative. Then, in 1953, Kenji Tomiki toured the United States while Koichi Tohei stayed in Hawaii for a full year and founded a dojo. Aikido then spread its influence in Germany and two years after the year 1965 came to Germany and Australia. At present, aikido has centers worldwide.