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Aikido (合気道) is a relatively new (the founder, Morihei Ueshiba died in 1969) Japanese martial art based on jujutsu. It uses locks, pins, and throws to subdue attackers. Aikido utilizes the basic principle of moving off the line of attack--and when possible, redirecting the force to our advantage.

Aikido is budo (武道). From the All Japan Kendo Federation: "[budo] aims to forge the mind and body of practitioners and facilitate the development of character through continued keiko (practice)." Put another way: we work to develop mind and body through martial training. 

Morihiro Saito Shihan
(image from aikidojournal)

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