Aikido 合気道 (Particular Style of Martial Arts)
“Aikido”(合気道) is one of the Japanese martial art.
“Aikido” is famous martial art in Japan, but it has short history, compared to other famous martial art.
It was born in 1940, and its origin is swordsmanship and jujutsu(Japanese art of self‐defence).
“Aikido” is using only empty hands. The greatest feature is that “Aikido” bring down the opponent with “ki”(気) energy. Also they use submission, throwing and controlling.
Principal purpose of “Aikido” is not to attack others, but artfully dodge an opponent’s attack.
So, there are no game, like other martial arts.
Nowadays, it is not only the art of self-defence, but also the hygiene of health.