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Aikido ABC - Vol 1. Body preparation

Traditional Aikido from the ground up. How to build a sound foundation for your Aikido practice.

4.6 / 5.0
126 students 48 minutes

Created by Bjorn Säw, offered on Udemy

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Welcome to the premiere course of Aikido ABC - Vol 1. In this initial program we will focus on the body preparation for all the Aikido work coming later in course Vol 2-5.

This ‘warm-up’ will include:

1. The traditional Japanese whole-body Aikido Calisthenics.

2. Basic core strengthening exercises. Waist, hips and legs.

3. Kokyu-Ryoko: How to train soft strength. Breath power.

4. Connection. Stretch and pull your tendon and fascia connective tissue to create a strong yet supple connected body.

All four exercises blend, complement and inform each other yet each can be done in isolation by itself. 

*Remember that personal hands-on teaching from a qualified instructor is invaluable in order to fully grasp the inner methods of practice.

What you will learn

  • You will learn about your body through traditional exercises meant to create a centred, balanced and dynamic body
  • With four different but complimentary solo exercises you will gain an unprecedented understanding of your own body.
  • By easy, in-depth step by step instruction you will soon begin to feel the positive changes in your experience.


  • Because everyone works within their own limits, everyone can join in.
  • No matter what age these exercises will help your general health.
  • Big or small, we can all benefit from these traditional exercises.
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  • Price: $34.99
  • Platform: Udemy
  • Language: English
  • 48 minutes
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