Aikido, 合気道

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Aikido, 合気道

Aikido is a modern Japanese martial art created by Morihei Ueshiba. 

合気道は、植芝盛平によって創られた格闘技です。 

Aikido consists of throwing and joint-locking techniques.

Practitioners perform only with empty hands.

合気道は投げ技と関節技からなっています。武器は使わずに素手で戦います。

Aikido is an excellent self defense art.  Attackers are  also protected from injury.

Aikido, 合気道

すぐれた護身術です。攻撃する側にも怪我はありません。

Unlike other martial arts, it doesn't have attacking techniques.

他の格闘技と違って、攻撃技はありません。

The philosophy of the founder is reflected in aikido.

合気道には創始者の哲学が反映されています。

The founder lived in the Taisyo and Syowa period and was a pacifist who were opposed to war.

大正、昭和を生きた植芝氏は戦争に反対した平和主義者でした。

Aikido is popular especially with women.  Even women with less physical strength can press down stronger men by locking their joint.

Aikido, 合気道

合気道はとりわけ女性に人気があります。 力ではおとる女性でも、力の強い男性の関節を固めねじふせることができます。

At present, 35 countries have become a member of the International Aikido Federation. There are about one million aikido practitioners in Japan and more than half a million practitioners overseas.

Aikido, 合気道

合気道人口は国内100万人、海外60万人です。今日、35カ国が世界合気道連盟に加入しています。


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