What is "Spiritual Warriorship"?

What is Aikido?

How is Aikido different from other martial arts?

How does Aikido work physically?

Are all Aikido Dojos the same?

What style of Aikido is taught at Kakushi Toride Aikido Dojo?

What will I get out of Aikido?

Is Aikido a good workout?

What are classes like at Kakushi Toride Aikido Dojo?

What should I wear for class?

If new to martial arts or aikido you may wear comfortable clothing that permits free movement, and no shoes on the mat. Once you determine that you would like to explore aikido on a more regular basis, you will want to obtain a keiko gi (kay-co gee [hard ā€œgā€ as in gear]), the standard martial arts uniform. If you become dedicated to the practice you will want to obtain a hakama (the formal attire of aikidoka as well. Because aikido involves close physical contact, please practice in a clean gi, remove loose jewelry, bracelets and rings, and refrain from using strong perfumes or colognes before class.

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