How to fold a Hakama

How to fold a Hakama

  How to fold a Hakama Hi, today we’re going to talk a little bit about Hakama folding in Aikido, and more particularly about Hakama folding here at Aikido of Charlotte. It’s very much a part of our culture. Hakama folding is something that you are encouraged to learn how to do early on in…

Hakama. Aikido.

“There is a certain peace to be found in the ritual of folding a hakama. It is an opportunity for quiet meditation after rigorous training. In order to achieve a final fold with crisp, clean lines and proper form, one must be “present” and the mind must be still. Without the proper focus, the pleats…