Aikido: Why Rickson Gracie’s Jiu Jitsu embodies the literal definition of Aikido

Aikido is often translated into English “as the way to harmonious spirit”. Literature on Aikido describes it as a modern martial art with an emphasis on gentility. Adjectives commonly ascribed are spirit, sense of well being, and compassion. It’s a martial art that tends to attract anything but the aggressive meat head. Many of Aikido […]