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.
Wrist locks (Aikido) 9 Técnicas de Aikido con mano vacía para torsión de mano y muñeca #aikido #manov
Counting in Japanese! Useful when learning the Tomiki walking kata as movements are performed while a leader counts to eight in Japanese.
Aikido The Word Is Made Up Of Three Japanese Characters
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/
As in life or battle, learning how to throw is good but learning how to land is sometimes even better...