What is Aikido? How is it relevant to life today? These sites offer a wealth of information about the philosophy and techniques of Aikido.
Please note that as of Fall 2020 this site has been going through a major overhaul. Parts of this area are still under construction.
About Aikido – A brief introduction to aikido offered by the United States Aikido Federation.
The Concept Of Ki – One of a number of discussions about Ki, the Japanese concept of the life force, which is integral to understanding aikido.
The Art of Peace – This site lists numerous quotes from Morihei Ueshiba, the founder of Aikido.
Aikikai Foundation – Home page for Hombu Dojo, the home school for Aikido, located in Tokyo. This is where Aikido founder Morihei Ueshiba and his son taught, and where his grandson continues teaching this art.
AikiWeb – Serves “…the Internet community as a repository and dissemination point for aikido information.”
Aikidosphere – “Aikidosphere reflects the teachings of perhaps the most prominent group of Aikido Shihan (master teachers) living outside Japan today.”
Aikido FAQ – An interesting site with all kinds of information on aikido, including many pictures.