What Does Aikido Mean

I’ve been doing Aikido for over 29 years and teaching for 19 years, and I constantly ask myself, “what does aikido mean?” Always trying to figure out how to improve my understanding of it as well as my techniques. In 1991 I traveled to Japan to study Aikido and deep my understanding of what it… Continue reading What Does Aikido Mean

Deflecting an Attack Effortlessly | Aikido Self Defense | Self Defense Moves | FightFast

Deflecting an incoming attack with your hands is not an easy technique to master, but can be an effective way to neutralize at attacker. In this self defense tip Michael Tan demonstrates how to use your hands in an open hand position with the thumbs tucked, to deflect and intercept an incoming attack. This will… Continue reading Deflecting an Attack Effortlessly | Aikido Self Defense | Self Defense Moves | FightFast

Aikido Techniques for Street Fighting (Self Defense)

In this video MAUA Founder AJ Weimer demonstrates on JD Olsen some shoulder locks that are in both the Aikido and TFC programs. These three shoulder locks are performed on both same side as well as cross body. Besides just doing these on either same side or cross the body these shoulder locks are being… Continue reading Aikido Techniques for Street Fighting (Self Defense)