Tag: Martial arts
It is often called “Sports Aikido” or “Tomiki Aikido,” but its actual name is Shodokan Aikido. Tomiki Kenji, the founder of this style of Aikido, chose this name.
May 2, 2018
The weapon, the naginata, is probably best described as a cross between a staff and a sword. It became a symbol of female empowerment and the protective role of the Japanese mother and wife in the art and culture of the time.
September 2, 2017
The Kodokan is a massive eight-story building in downtown Tokyo, where <i>judoka</i> from all over the world call home.
June 3, 2017