Aikido is a martial art non-competitive, non-violent conflict resolution to promote. The movement has a low impact, elegant and round and run from a central, strong balanced. Aikido practice requires strict mental discipline and strict adherence to the code of etiquette. In addition to improving self-defense skills, regular training increases stamina, health, mental focus and inner peace. Someone with average mobility, regardless of gender, age and religion, can practice Aikido and benefit.
Aikido was founded in Japan in the early 1920s by Morihei Uyeshiba. The founder was a famous martial artist well versed in hand-to-hand combat and weapons were found in the practice of spiritual enlightenment in harmony with Universal Energy. He achieved his quest and created Aikido as a non-violent means to resolve conflict and reconcile the world. His students nearest 23 years, Morihiro Saito Sensei, passed his teachings for the world to take advantage.
There are different styles of Aikido, respectively as a result of the particular focus of the first Founding generation students. Therefore, there are hundreds of organizations around the world aikido. Aikido World Headquarters is located in Tokyo, Japan