Who Was Minoru Mochizuki?

A black and white image showing Minoru Mochizuki. 

It is impossible to mention the most influential martial arts masters of the 20th century without paying homage to Minoru Mochizuki. One of the most respected masters of his generation, Minoru Mochizuki, was the founder of the influential Yoseikan school of Budo, which unified elements of various traditional martial arts disciplines. He … Read more

The History of Aikido

MoriheiUeshiba, founder and developer of Aikido.

Introduction In the modern times, learning self-defense has become important. There are different techniques and types of martial arts which are used for the purpose of self-defense. A very common Japanese approach for self-defense is Aikido which is based on the concept of defending oneself while not promoting any kind of violence … Read more

Tips for Learning Aikido

Diagram showing a difference between Tori and Uke while in a combat of Aikido

Martial arts can be defined as a set of techniques and codified systems which are used in combat against the enemy or attacker. It is a term derived from the Latin language which stands for “art of Mars”. These sets of techniques are used for different purposes which include self-defense, law enforcement … Read more