May help Asperger children with social proximity, muscle control, vestibular stimulation, tactile contact, reading cues, and is a sport/physical activity were the child only has to focus on one partner at a time.
Aikido art of peace in Ueshiba words
- Jo Kata: Aikido Staff Techniques -
Counting in Japanese! Useful when learning the Tomiki walking kata as movements are performed while a leader counts to eight in Japanese.
"When an opponent comes forward, move in and greet him; if he wants to pull back, send him on his way." via Morihei Ueshiba
Aikido The Word Is Made Up Of Three Japanese Characters More
Read more about Aikido at: http://www.empowernetwork.com/kurttasche/category/martial-arts/japanese-martial-arts/aikido/
Aikido Founder Morihei Ueshiba, from "In Search of the Spirit of Aikido 2" (合気道の心を求めて 2) by Kanshu Sunadomari. More from Sunadomari Sensei in this two part interview on the Aikido Sangenkai blog: Part 1 - http://www.aikidosangenkai.org/blog/interview-aikido-shihan-kanshu-sunadomari-part-1/ Part 2 - http://www.aikidosangenkai.org/blog/interview-aikido-shihan-kanshu-sunadomari-part-2/
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