Aikido posture and mutual stance

Right oblique posture is ordinarily required in Ken exercises. Conversely, empty-handed exer­cises require left oblique posture. The latter case is because the initial stance between the two partners is more than two steps apart so that when they mutually take one step forward with their right foot, they may come into contact with each other …

Energy and harmonization – Ki

In the form in which it is used in the techniques, “ki” is the saturation that comes with the right posture, the feeling of the center line, proper breathing, explosive power of focused energy, timing … They combine together and a person reaches a state of perfect balance. It can be said that mastering “ki” …

Kyudo – The Art of Archery

The essence of this martial art, according to its preachers, lies in the spiritual purity and the right attitude of consciousness, as well as in uniting the 3 main elements of kyudo – posture, movement and technique, in perfect harmony. The real shot is not just hitting the center of the target, but the very …