Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 20 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
the defender who gets the attack. Tori: defender who gets the attack who does the technique.
|What do they also call the fouder of aikido?||Aikido!
o'sensei. Morihei Ueshiba is also called o'sensei.
the movement of the body. Taisabaki is moving your body so you can let the attack go thru and so that you can come in or that you can take over the attack and defend yourself.
the sitting on the knees. Seiza is the sitting on the knees while your bottom is resting on your heels of both feet.
|Which weapons is NOT used in aikido?||Aikido!
uke. Tanto: is a kind of wooden knife
Jo: is a wooden stick
Bokken: a wooden sword
uke is the attacker at aikido.
|What do you say when the lesson starts and you make a bow to the sensei?||Aikido!
one gaishimasu. One gaishimasu is a in fact a question you ask to the sensei, you ask him to teach you a´kido.
|Who is the creator of aikido?||Aikido!
Morihei Ueshiba. Morihei Ueshiba is also called O'sensei.
a kind of punch to defend yourself. Very important, atemi is given to defend yourself when you know that your opponent is going to attack you, you may think that's simple but you have to be quicker then your opponent some good reflexes are necessary.
walking on the knees. Shikko is also called the samurai walk.
|What is the name of the kind of skirt the aikidoka's wear? ||Aikido!
Hakama. It was originally worn by samurai's and is used to conceal the movind of the legs. It depends on the dojo where you're in if the wearing of it is permitted when you're not a shodan.
Wrist out turn. In Kotegaeshi, most people tend to think that the wrist is the main part but it is not. The main part really is getting uke off balance to the left and locking their hips so they have to fall.
Dojo. It is very important to respect not only your teachers and fellow students, but your dojo. Some schools will have you bow in and on/off the mat to show respect to your dojo. It is also very inportant that (for Aikido) you do not wear your shoes on the mat. Doing so could not only make that mat unclean it could damage it. You should also tell your instructor immediately if the mat is damaged in any way because a damaged mat is unsafe.
Hikiotoshi. Hikiotoshi is a floating technique and is very hard to learn. Your timing must be very precise and your movements fluid.
Shomenate. On Shomenate, you come in to the inside and throw uke over their heels. It can be very hard to learn but is very powerful once learned well.
The way of harmony. Even though the name suggests peace and harmony, that does not mean weakness. If you are ever truly thrown by an experienced aikidoka, then you will see the difference between harmony and weakness.
Morohei Ueshiba. Ueshiba was said to have come up with the current name for Aikido after a spiritual enlightenment. That does not, however, mean that all aikidoka's are spiritual. It just explains why Aikido is a more flowing, and gentle art.
Dai san kata. Daisan kata contains moves where both uke and tori are unarmed, some where uke is armed with a tanto, some where uke is armed with a jo and finally a bokken.
Tanto Randori. Tanto Randori can be done on a small level at your own school, on a city wide scale, on a state wide scale, on a National scale, or even done internationally.
Falling. Ukemi is a very basic skill that is often under-appreciated by students until they are thrown hard and have to take that fall. Once that happens, you realize the importance of Ukemi.
Kenji Tomiki. Kenjii Tomiki founded this branch so that there was a more competition oriented version of the art.