With our ability to grow within the art of aikido over a lifetime, how can we best prepare our bodies to ensure high-performing movement capacity over the long term? One strategy is to employ a practice like yoga to build and preserve mobility, joint strength, and stability.
During a QA session with Ikazuchi Dojo's students, Stan Pranin Sensei shares some of his thinking on the subject. As founder of Aikido Journal and an aikido practitioner with over 50 years experience, he brings a unique perspective to the topic.
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