Morihei Ueshiba, the founder, was looking for a way to integrate spirituality and philosophical growth into martial arts. Aikido is intended to immobilize the opponent without harming him. Most of the techniques used in aikido are either holds or throws, and all take advantage of the opponent’s movements to gain momentum and increase force. Based… Continue reading To control aggression without inflicting injury is the Art of Peace
Sensei Bio Gabriel is considered the father of Lebanese Aikido. And he remains the honorary president of the Lebanese Aikido Federation. Sensei Bio learned Aikido at the Hombu Dojo in Tokyo from 1973 till 1978, while working in the shipping business. Between the years of 1978 and 1983, Sensei Bio taught Aikido at the Banzai… Continue reading Akido in lebanon
The founder of Aikido, Morihei Ueshiba, was born on December 14, 1883, to a farming family in an area of the Wakayama Prefecture now known as Tanabe. Among five children, he was the only son. From his father Yoroku, he inherited a samurai’s determination and interest in public affairs, and from his mother an intense interest in religion,… Continue reading Your heart is full of fertile seeds, waiting to sprout.