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Inspired By London
Inspired By London

In Budo, it is commonly understood that sincerity, Kokoro or Spirit is the highest human virtue for practice. Beyond skill beyond smarts even beyond mastery, sincerity stands on its own as the pinnacle of human virtues within the martial arts path. The...

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Burton 2018
Burton 2018

In the 30 years I have been practicing Aikido, I have attended approximately 8 seminars a year.  When I started everything was shiny and new, every teacher more wonderful than the last, every lesson full of new things to try and workout. At that time Aikido was so...

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A beginners thoughts on starting Aikido
A beginners thoughts on starting Aikido

I found Aikido when I thought it would be good for me to start learning some form of self-defence. I know a few girls at school who learn various different martial arts and they all speak very highly of it and so I thought it would be a good thing to look into...

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British Museum Great Wave Exhibition
British Museum Great Wave Exhibition

On the 24th of June, Aikido of London was invited to teach at The British Museum to over 300 children and their guardians participating in the event “The British Museum Young Friends Sleep Over”, celebrating Japanese culture as a part of the “Hokusai’s Great Wave”...

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