Deshi Corner

What’s a Deshi?

Deshi is the Japanese word for “student.” But, like many concepts in Japanese martial arts, the notion of what it means to be an Aikido student goes a little deeper than it might appear on the surface. Being a deshi means more than attending class regularly, although that is the first requirement. Without a commitment …

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FAQ Aikido

FAQ | Aikido Q. Do I need to be young or in good shape to practice Aikido? A. Aikido is truly an art for all ages and people. Students have started Aikido well into the second half of their life, and its techniques can be modified as the student gets older or experiences physical restrictions. …

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