Yes, Aikido DOES have Sparring Competitions (Tomiki Aikido)
Kwonkicker & Wmpyr discuss the relatively unknown Aikido sparring & grappling competitions of Shodokan, also called “Tomiki Aikido.” We review footage of some sparring matches and take a few guesses at what we think the rules might be. Remember, we’re only going by what little information we could find, so nothing in this video should be taken as fact. Leave a comment if you have further info to contribute.
Footage is sourced from ITAF Russia for the purposes of review:
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