You'll Learn: verbal skills, how to protect your personal space, trigger points when to take action, what action to take, easy-to-apply simple moves, develop massive power, very effective pressure points. Proven effective tips That Work! Just
15 6 places
available. Book and confirm your place!
How to Get the Most Out of Your Aikido Training
by Sensei Robin Wilden
(Bognor Regis, West Sussex UK)
Firstly may I start be saying thank you to Sensei Tony Wilden for setting up this page. It offers me a chance to share some of my insights and thoughts on aspects of Aikido, in general, and specific to our classes.
Whether you are a beginner or have reached a more advanced level, we are all looking to advance in our training every time we come to the dojo.
So the question we should be asking ourselves is... "How can we make significant improvements over a shorter period of time?"
Here are four simple steps that were passed on to me and have helped me a lot over the years.
1 - Observe and copy students and Sensei of a more advanced level, not just your own Sensei. Watch their movements and learn from them too. Feeling comfortable, developing centered core strength, and understanding will come with time and practice.
2 - When watching your instructor demonstrating a technique, they will usually show you a minimum of 3 times. It can feel a lot to take in so break it down. Firstly watch the footwork, then watch the arms/upper body and third, see the technique in its whole form.
3 - Repetition drills. Some will go well, others will not, its all in the nature of learning. Keep working hard, practising the techniques over and over again. If something needs adjusting, it is your instructors job to spot this and help you refine your technique.
4 - Enjoy your training. Learn from what doesn't work and correct it on the next technique. If something works well, acknowledge that to yourself and just take a moment to mentally tell yourself "well done". Positive affirmations stay in the mind and give us a goal for each and every technique that follows.
Helping others is the way of the Aikidoka so make sure to train with everyone and treat all levels equally and with respect.
The above guidelines are not set in stone, just my opinion and what has been passed on, and worked for me personally. If you find that the speed of your development increases then please feed back your thoughts.
Sensei Robin Wilden
Arun Aikido Club
Aikido Success Blueprint
Want to develop powerful aikido skills?
O'Sensei's two secrets of aikido
Feel incredible energy and see results
Key action steps to reach your goals fast
How to avoid, prevent, and treat injuries
7 ebooks, 2 videos, 1 audio...Full Details!
Self Defence Secrets
Double your striking power in 3 hours
Learn the #1 most effective move
How to protect your personal space
Exactly when to take action to win
Deal with fear and turn it back on attacker
Best angle to hit pressure points for results
6 ebooks, 1 hour video...Full Details!
Optimum Health Secrets
Discover 7 powerful health secrets
You can experience incredible health
Completely relax and release stress
You'll feel great and see results fast
Key action steps to reach your goals
Plus #1 Health Secret - Full Details!