Host Zoe Simpson explains how practicing Aikido will increase your chi energy and therefore your personal power. Based on Chapter 9 from The Beginners Guide to Natural Living by Larry Cook. Distributed by Tubemogul.
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The study of aikido involves character building and self-defense techniques with an emphasis on winning over the discord within oneself. Aikido focuses on controlling the chi energy centered in the abdominal region in order to subdue an opponent. It works to neutralize an attack by meeting blows rather than blocking them. This art emphasis nerve points that when press can bring down an opponent without risk of series injury or death. The focus is on freeing oneself from grips throwing an opponent to the ground by using leverage maneuvers and then immobilizing the opponent by placing pressure on the joints. During practice students match there movements to those of others there by avoiding collisions and conflicts. They discover there own strengths and weaknesses build there chi energy and master themselves as they master the art. If you would like to learn more about how to build, your chi energy and the natural leaving life style you can read this informative book, The Beginners Guide to Natural Living.

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