For more than 20 years we have been teaching the basics of Aikido, which includes the basic principles of martial arts. In this series of articles, created specifically for readers just starting their way to Aikido or interested in its basic principles, we have prepared this article. Description of some of these principles will allow you to navigate in the martial arts.19.01.2016 18:06
The principle for Aikido # 1: Tusin-RECU energy center line
One of the main principles of Aikido is the energy of the Central line (tusin-RECU). This principle is to maintain a straight Central line of the torso, which even if you want to stand straight may not always be straight to the end. But when driving and making any movements, this technique becomes difficult as the development of the force of the breath. It is necessary to follow the sustainability center line and to achieve the focusing power. Learning this technique will help not to lose balance, even if you stand on one leg.
The principle for Aikido No. 2: Sutu, Riku focused power
The focused power of sutu-Riku is one of the principles of Aikido to help in case of a competent master it to defeat the enemy even with his forefinger. The movement of the body as a whole should be focused, which is usually quite difficult when using physical force, and it is this technique that needs to be practiced. Important in the performance of any reception, first of all, concentration: all parts of the body should move systematically, all together should move as a whole, both the upper and lower parts of the body. You also need to know about the source of this force – the big toe. When you press it to the floor, the energy should move into the hips, which will lead to the launch of a strong flow of energy.
The principle for Aikido No. 3: Kokyu-RECU or the power of the breath
It is easy to guess that the breath power is extremely important when doing martial arts. From the right breathing depends on your health and the focus of Your strength, which you will manage along with others during the battle. How to develop the power of breathing in Aikido training? The following components are important: it is necessary to try to immerse yourself in a state of complete rest, to follow the rhythm of your actions, which should be harmoniously combined with breathing, and, as the masters say, to learn to "feel empty". Getting rid of the obsessive thoughts that You need to breathe in a certain way with the thoughts of "I'm trying to do it." However, the most important thing to understand about the power of breathing is very simple: kokyu-rekyu should be the result of Your personal feelings. As your experience grows in the process of training, you will eventually be able to practice the power of breathing more often, and soon you will be able to generate this power permanently.
In this article we have considered only half of the basic principles of martial arts Aikido. Learn more principles that are the basis of martial arts, you can by clicking on the link: the Basic principles of Aikido. Part 2.
Full information on the basic principles of martial arts You can get not only on our website, but also directly from the coaches of our club. Aikido classes in "Ten-Chi" dojo will help to practice all the above principles and bring them to automatism. Visit us: ul. Alleya Polikarpova, d 1, "Ten-Chi" dojo.