Aikido is like Onion

by aikido on August 13, 2019

Aikido is like an onion. The outer layer consists of learning how the hands and feet move (tai sabaki and te sabaki). The next layer involves using the breath with each movement of the extremities (kokyu).  Then comes the layer of utilizing the hips and centrum (seika tanden) in coordination with the rest of the body. Finally, there is essential point of using a pure heart to execute every technique (waza) and every breakfall (ukemi).

Bowl of red onions

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Congratulations to Denis Dias

by aikido on January 7, 2019

On the recommendation of Canadian Aikido Federation Shihan George Hewson, Denis Dias has been granted the title of “Shidoin” (senior instructor) by the Examination Committee of the CAF. This is a much deserved honour that recognizes his technical skill, teaching ability, and good character as recognized by the Chief Instructor of Aikido Seishinkai. The Shidoin’s role is to be available to assist CAF dojos in their quest to maintain high quality training.

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Aikido Toronto

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Excellent Aikido Demonstration

November 5, 2012

Excellent Aikido demonstration by Suganuma Shihan from Fukuoka.

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