In the almost 3 years since I wrote that article, I have become more convinced of the value of the strength and conditioning training that we’re doing. Not only do these programs work incredibly well for having a happier, healthier life, but they improve aikido immensely.
We now have a significant number of strength and conditioning classes at the dojo. Check them out!
Here’s the link to Should I Bother Getting Strong to Do Aikido?