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is a refined form of the Japanese martial
art of Aikidō. It was developed by Tōhei Kōichi
Sōshu, Founder of
the Ki no
Kenkyu Kai (Ki Society). Tōhei Sensei was
a top disciple of the founder of Aikidō, Ueshiba
Shin Shin Tōitsu
Aikidō, which means "Aikidō with
and Body Unified", is also called
Shin Shin Tōitsu Aikidō embodies the essence
of Japanese budō. It is a modern martial art with roots in the ancient
martial arts and esoteric disciplines of Japan, and is a way to
understand and become one with Ki. It can also be applied effectively
for personal safety and defense, and is a way to develop
physical and mental health. The principles of Shin Shin To Itsu Aikidō
are applicable in all circumstances.
Training at the University of Chicago Ki-Aikidō Club (Genki-Kai)
includes unarmed arts, weapons arts, and a form of training called
Taigi. Members of our Club train in Ki-Aikidō and Ki Development, or
Shin Shin Tōitsu Dō. We experience this unique training first hand in
Video Clip: KASHIWAYA SENSEI in
1974 short clip called "Kaiten".
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