Aikido weapons

Aikido weapons training is helpful for learning the correct distance, you need to be from your attacker, ensuring your safety. Repetitive moving in and out of the striking range of a weapon helps you develop an intuitive sense of distance and timing, which is essential in empty-hand training.

Many advanced aikido techniques involve defenses against weapons. In order to ensure they can be practiced safely, it is important for students to know how to attack and defend with weapons.
Using weapons in Aikido training can add an element of intensity to your practice, that forces you to focus your mind. Also, You'll be able to understand important principles of aikido movement and technique.