Hello and thank you for visiting AikiWeb, the
world's most active online Aikido community! This site is home to
over 16,000 aikido practitioners from around the world and covers a
wide range of aikido topics including techniques, philosophy, history,
humor, beginner issues, the marketplace, and more.
If you wish to join in the discussions or use the other advanced
features available, you will need to register first. Registration is
absolutely free and takes only a few minutes to complete so sign up today!
Training at the club I go to is always on Wednesday, which is also the day that most Champions League football games are on. So last Wednesday I had a big decision to make, go training or watch Liverpool in the Champions League.
Well the football won, I stayed home to watch what I thought would be a great night of European football.
It wasn't, we lost and now we are out of Europe. Should have gone training probably would have been less painful.
So the moral of this story is, just go training, you won't be disappointed.
Hi, here's my first entry.
I recently got my Yellow grade in Iwama Ryu style, which I'm very happy about. On Wednesday I had my first lesson as a Yellow belt. It was a terrible lesson, my ukemi was appalling. I wasn't really doing front rolls as in either diving head first into the mat or flipping onto my back.
My ukemi has always been a bit doggy. I use to do Ju-Jitsu and the front roll breakfalls are slightly different. So I think trying to change the way I've been doing them before to the proper Aikido way is throwing me.
Anyway got to keep practicing, and hope I don't break my neck at the time.