Aikido – a Japanese martial art, one of the most popular destinations in the world of aikido. It was founded a student of Morihei Ueshiba Sensei Gozo Shioda during the life of a teacher and retained stiffness techniques ‘Kobukan’ – Ueshiba dojo where he taught aikido to the war. A distinctive feature of Yoshinkan is a clear method of teaching which allows you to quickly train a large number of students. The method is based on the known principle of “from simple to complex.” Initially, the student masters the basic rack Aikido – kama. Then proceeds to explore the basic movements – kihon dosa. From these basic movements, like the words of the letters are built the basic techniques – kihon waza. These techniques, as educational, performed by divisions, and are intended to form the pupil of the initial motor skills.
Then, as development of basic forms, begins testing of rapid execution of techniques against various attacks. The following steps are the subject of study for those who have been studying Aikido for at least several years. First, this time between ‘du Waza ‘- run continuously from a fixed attack techniques (eg, direct punch). Second, improvement of methods of self-defense. Third, work on feeling the weight partner when he tries to keep his balance, and the task student – to break this balance, not making, if possible, of physical effort.
Thus, a clear system of education contributed to the spread of Yoshinkan worldwide. At the moment, is a martial art studied in dozens of countries around the world. A lot of clubs are united in one federation – International Yoshinkan Foundation, headed by the son of Gozo Shioda Yasuhisa Shioda. In various countries, including Russia, are regularly held workshops for leadership of the Japanese masters, publishing instructional videos and books. It is believed that aikido maloprimenimo in a real street fight, however, one must understand that almost all aikido techniques are applied variations that can be used in a combat situation. Another thing is that the effectiveness of this use will depend on the moral standards of man. A task of Aikido, as well as any other types of martial arts, according to past things, is to strengthen the spirit and the rise of neuro-psychological stability of people in extreme situations.