"When we coordinate our mind and body by stilling the waves or our mind..."

We can send forth our great willpower that can move the Universe. ~ Koichi Tohei

Aikido In Daily Life

With the advance of culture and civilization the organization of our world grows more diverse and complex.  The lives of primitive peoples were simple, their area of communications was small, and all they had to think about was a place to live, something to eat, something to wear, and something with which to arm themselves against powerful enemies.

Definition of Ki

 

We begin with the number One in counting all things. It is impossible that this One can ever be reduced to zero. Because just as something cannot be made from nothing,  One cannot be made from zero. 

So, I Began to Practice…

Tohei Sensei asked me if I knew how to tumble… and the next thing I knew I was flying through the air; and I didn’t how he did it. I didn’t have uncomfortable feeling, any sensation of wanting to resist anything. It was just a feeling of going… Woo-Hoo!  through the air… and I tumbled.