Aikido Articles

The articles, written by teachers and mentors, represent wisdom and experience from Shindai Dojo.

What is a hakama and who wears it?
A hakama is the skirt-like pants that some aikidoka wear. It is a traditional piece of samurai clothing. The standard gi worn in aikido as well as in other martial arts such as Judo or Karate was originally underclothes.
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