The global pandemic has had a negative impact on everyone’s mental health and wellbeing, now there is empirical research to prove that training in Martial Arts helps us in many, many ways.

In the March edition of “Teacher” published by the Australian Council for Educational Research, an article written by Rebecca Vukovic, reviews research and speaks with a researcher about the mental health and well being benefits of training in a Martial Art.

We may be biased, but since some of the core principles of Aikido is internal and mental calmness and being centered physically mentally and spiritually, we can confidently say that Yoshinkan Aikido is effective and good for your mental health.