Morihiro Saito Aikido

Aikido Westchester NY:
  The Martial Art of Peace

Aikido Westchester NY

The Martial Art of Peace

Aikido Training in Westchester NY

Aikido as a Way of Life - Aikido is a traditional Japanese Martial Art that teaches compassion as the foundation for self defense. Conflicts are best resolved before violence erupts. The goal is not to defeat an opponent, but to change their spirit in a positive way. But should violence begin, Aikido teaches strategies such as returning the hostility to the attacker in the form of a throw or pin. The philosophy of Aikido can be used in all areas of life.

Our Classes: How Principles of Aikido Spread to Other Disciplines
Our Classes: How Principles of Aikido Spread to Other Disciplines

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Martial Arts for Self Defense

All martial arts (e.g. Karate) are designed to teach self defense. Some claim to be the best and some claim all martial arts are the same. If you want to learn self defense, getting to the bottom of this seeming dilemma can be very useful...

Martial Arts for Health and Fitness

All martial arts (e.g. Karate) training supports general health and fitness. Tai Chi in particular stands above the crowd with a specific emphasis on health. How can one use Aikido or other martial arts training to improve their condition?

Martial Arts for Discipline

All martial arts (e.g. Karate) maintain a core philosophy. We all seek to be effective in our efforts and happy in life. Yet we jump from pillar to post seeking happiness in all the wrong places and undermine ourselves at every turn...

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