In concept and strategy, technique of attack and counter attack can flow one into another indefinitely and with unlimited response and application.
A practical strategy and response are essential when called upon to test the sincerity of one's training.
One must create a path of continuous study to foster discipline and improve skill.
Mastering the application of technique and ukemi, allow one to be mentally and physically prepared at all times and under any circumstance.
Application of technique always reflects the philosophy of Kobayashi Ryu Aikido .
Rigorous training allows one to build stamina, mobility and prevent injury.
In addition to attending classes, it is highly recommended that all members maintain a daily exercise routine for overall health and well being.
Good health is one's most important asset and proper nutrition mandatory to maintain mental and physical fitness and the key to healing injury and illness efficiently.
The practice of Aikiken and Aikijo are the key that opens the path to understanding the unarmed technique of Aikitaijutsu.
As weapons practice is understood, the feeling and application of technique becomes non-different and flows weapon to weapon, armed to unarmed or hand to hand.
Aikitaijutsu is the practice and application of unarmed technique using combinations of strikes, controls, submissions and throws.
Aikitaijutsu is practiced tachiwaza (both partners standing), hanmi handachi (one partner kneeling/one standing) and suwariwaza (both partners kneeling).